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n. pl. ma·quis
An evergreen shrub (Aristotelia chilensis) native to Chile and Argentina, bearing edible purple berries used to make juice and wine.

[American Spanish, of Araucanian origin.]
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(Botany) an evergreen shrub found in South America
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This is why - because in Corsica your dead will not leave you alone - Dominic's brother had to go into the MAQUIS, into the bush on the wild mountain-side, to dodge the gendarmes for the insignificant remainder of his life, and Dominic had charge of his nephew with a mission to make a man of him.
Television host and showbiz personality Robi Domingo posted a photo of him with rumored girlfriend, Maqui Pineda, for the first time on Thursday, Sept.
The formula includes all organically sourced ingredients, including: chia, a plant-based source of essential fatty acids, fiber, protein, and micronutrients; acai, a Brazilian berry containing antioxidants and phytonutrients; maqui from the Brazilian rainforests and packed with antioxidants and micronutrients, acerola cherries rich in vitamin C; maca, an ancient food from Peru that acts as an adaptogen and is often used for energy and hormonal balance; and blueberry powder sourced from Finland, offering an antioxidant boost.
Research suggests that a proprietary extract of maqui berries contains potent compounds known as delphinidins.
Jackson was introduced to the Maqui Berry in a chance meeting with Let's Get Good!
Available in three varieties, Maqui, Chia Seeds & Lime and Baobab & Vanilla, each truffle is guaranteed to contain more than five super food ingredients.
She also attended The Congregational Church of Westborough.Judith is survived by five children, Mischell Matherly of Tennessee, Judith Farrell of Westborough, Dawn Schiappucci of Westborough, Elizabeth Schiappucci of Westborough and Eddi-Jo Maqui of Worcester.
And the new destination on the "superfruit" map is the Patagonia area of South America, the home of the maqui berry.
BPI will also be presenting other superfruits, such as goji, acai, noni, mangosteen, maqui and coconut water, and caricol, a unique digestive energizer from the papaya fruit (
It used to be said that acai berries packed the most powerful antioxidant punch, but research now suggests that the maqui berry, which grows in Chile and Argentina, is even more potent.