plural pacuris

A fruit tree native to the Amazon basin. The fruit is round to oval, 7-14 cm long, with a thick, yellow skin, looking similar to a papaya. The sticky white pulp, which is wrapped around seeds somewhat like a pomegranate, is fragant, with a taste that is both sweet and sour. May be found under any of the following spellings: bacurĂ­, bacury, bakuri, pacuri, pakuri, pakouri, packoeri, pakoeri.

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