chupacabras

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chupacabras.

Noun[edit]

chupacabras (plural chupacabras)

  1. (cryptozoology) A monster said to suck the blood from goats in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Known in many other Latin American countries including Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile.
  2. plural form of chupacabra

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References[edit]

  • ForteanTimes Magazine FT199 August 2005, editorial on page 02
  • ForteanTimes Magazine FT201 September 2005, letters page 71

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally (“goat sucker”), from chupar (to suck) + cabras (goats).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʃu.pa.ˈka.βɾas/

Noun[edit]

chupacabras m (plural chupacabras)

  1. (cryptozoology) chupacabras

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