grugru


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Synonyms for grugru

tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts

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In addition to the most consumed fruits, students cited regional fruits and preparations such as grugru palm (Acrocomia aculeata), souari nut (Caryocar brasiliense) and banana farofa, which is a regional preparation based on plantains (or cooking bananas, sometimes also referred to as green bananas).
Assuming that the thumb is your first finger, the index finger your second, and so on to the pinkie your fifth, here are the words in which each character typed on a qwerty typewriter keyboard by your nth finger appears precisely n times in the word: beebe, booboo, deeded, entente, furfur, grugru, juju, murmur, tutu
(2013) in lyophilized powder of grugru palm (Acrocomia aculeata), which showed low values of hygroscopicity, due to the larger size of powder particles; as a consequence, a smaller surface of contact is exposed for the binding with water.
(2013) obtained values of 0.03 and 0.09% for powders of grugru palm (Acrocomia aculeata) using a 1200-gm mesh sieve for the analysis of the powder obtained through lyophilization.
(2013), studying the hygroscopic behavior of lyophilized powder of grugru palm (Acrocomia aculeata), observed that the models of GAB and Oswin showed the best adjustment to the experimental data of isotherms of the powder without the addition of maltodextrin and mixed with 8% of maltodextrin, respectively.