pampero

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish, from pampa a plain.

Noun[edit]

pampero (plural pamperos)

  1. A violent wind from the west or southwest, which sweeps over the pampas of South America and the adjacent seas, often doing great damage.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir W. Parish to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.