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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.]


(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.
Maqui berries have demonstrated many health benefits.
Jackson was introduced to the Maqui Berry in a chance meeting with Let's Get Good
Some examples of Bell's superfruit berries include Elderberry, very sweet tart taste with earthy undertones; Marionberry, somewhat tart flavor with traces of sweetness; and Maqui Berry, sweet and bursting with a combination of blackberries, blueberries, grapes and watermelon.
Available in three varieties, Maqui, Chia Seeds & Lime and Baobab & Vanilla, each truffle is guaranteed to contain more than five super food ingredients.
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 (www.
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.
Moreno-Nuno draws upon literary history here to offer a diachronic view of the maqui in Spanish literature, in particular the historical silence that characterizes both Francoist and democratic perspectives on this legendary and often heroic figure.
Rosendo Maqui, el alcalde de la comunidad de Rumi, asocia el mal augurio consigo mismo, con su mujer y con la comunidad.
7, 1993; and from the Maqui Maqui mine's ore 9 mo, 25 d after its approval, Oct.