esparto

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish esparto, via Latin spartum from Ancient Greek σπάρτον (spárton, rope, cable).

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esparto (uncountable)

  1. A perennial North African grass, Stipa tenacissima, used for fibre production, and for making paper.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin spartum (esparto, Spanish broom), from Ancient Greek σπάρτον (spárton, rope, cable).

Noun[edit]

esparto m (uncountable)

  1. esparto
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Verb[edit]

esparto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of espartar.