cerrado

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English[edit]

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Extent of cerrado.
Typical cerrado landscape.

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cerrado (cerrado; shut), from cerrar (to shut).

Noun[edit]

cerrado (plural cerrados)

  1. (biogeography, uncountable) a type of tropical savanna biome occupying much of central Brazil and parts of Paraguay
  2. a region with this biome

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cerrado m (plural cerrados)

  1. cerrado
  2. a region with this biome
  3. a biome similar to it, such as scrub

Adjective[edit]

cerrado (masculine plural cerrados, feminine plural cerradas, comparable)

  1. closed, shut;
  2. thick, dense.

Verb[edit]

cerrado m (feminine singular cerrada, masculine plural cerrados, feminine plural cerradas)

  1. past participle of cerrar

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cerrado (feminine singular cerrada, masculine plural cerrados, feminine plural cerradas)

  1. shut, closed.
    El baúl está cerrado.
    The trunk is shut.

Verb[edit]

cerrado m (feminine singular cerrada, masculine plural cerrados, feminine plural cerradas)

  1. Past participle of cerrar.