Definition of açai in English:

açai

nounplural noun açai

  • 1mass noun The small edible blackish-purple berries of a South American palm tree.

  • 2The South American palm tree that produces açai.

    Genus Euterpe, especially E. oleracea

Pronunciation

açai

/əˈsīˌē/ /əˈsaɪˌi/ /ˌäsäˈē/ /ˌɑsɑˈi/

Origin

Mid 19th century from Portuguese açaí, from Tupi-Guarani asaí.