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English translation: caroá tree, makimbeira

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09:57 Aug 22, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: gravatá
property description:

acompanha o vale até um gravatá...
Marian Greenfield
Local time: 16:32
English translation:caroá tree, makimbeira
Explanation:
Caroá:

[Var. de carauá.]
S. m. Bras. N.E. Bot.
1. Planta acaule terrestre, da família das bromeliáceas (Neoglaziovia variegata), de poucas folhas, flores variegadas, protegidas por brácteas, e frutos em bagas sucosas, cujas fibras se usam na manufatura de barbante, linhas de pesca e tecidos; coroatá, croatá, gravá, gravatá.


makimbeira
http://www.newcrops.uq.edu.au/listing/commonnameslistinginde...

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Note added at 2002-08-22 10:20:51 (GMT)
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alternatively, gravatá tree

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Note added at 2002-08-22 10:21:55 (GMT)
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Thanks to Aurélio Electronic Dictionary 21st Century
Selected response from:

Henrique Serra
Local time: 17:32
Grading comment
Excellent. Thanks! Fits right in, because they also talk about a palm tree as a boundary.


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5 +3caroá tree, makimbeira
Henrique Serra


  

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caroá tree, makimbeira


Explanation:
Caroá:

[Var. de carauá.]
S. m. Bras. N.E. Bot.
1. Planta acaule terrestre, da família das bromeliáceas (Neoglaziovia variegata), de poucas folhas, flores variegadas, protegidas por brácteas, e frutos em bagas sucosas, cujas fibras se usam na manufatura de barbante, linhas de pesca e tecidos; coroatá, croatá, gravá, gravatá.


makimbeira
http://www.newcrops.uq.edu.au/listing/commonnameslistinginde...

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Note added at 2002-08-22 10:20:51 (GMT)
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alternatively, gravatá tree

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Note added at 2002-08-22 10:21:55 (GMT)
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Thanks to Aurélio Electronic Dictionary 21st Century

Henrique Serra
Local time: 17:32
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 756
Grading comment
Excellent. Thanks! Fits right in, because they also talk about a palm tree as a boundary.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  BrazBiz: muito bem amiguinho!
27 mins
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agree  Aline Leal
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agree  Sylvio Kauffmann
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