Brasil [Portuguese bruh-zeel; Spanish brah-seel] Examples noun
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Brasil wood, which has a quality superior to that of Campeachy.
Le Page Du Pratz
The latter has not, however, multiplied so fast at Brasil as the sheep.
Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Sailing from Corunna, and passing by the Canaries, they came to the coast of Brasil, where they discovered an island in lat.
Brasil, s. dye made from a certain dye-wood (see note), B 4649.
And being this distance from the same, thou shall cast about the other way towards Brasil, and the wind will be large.
British Dictionary definitions for brasil brasil noun
- a variant spelling of
- the Portuguese spelling of
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