Definition of bussu in English:

bussu

(also buçu, bussú)

noun

  • More fully bussu palm. A tropical palm, Manicaria saccifera, native to estuarine and swamp habitats of Trinidad and parts of Central and South America, with a crown of very large entire or partially pinnate leaves, used for thatching.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Portuguese buçu, † bussu, † bossu from Nheêngatú bu'su.

Pronunciation

bussu

/bəˈsuː/