chaparro

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from dialectal Basque txapar, txaparro ‘dwarf evergreen oak’, diminutive of sapar, zapar ‘thicket, bush’

Noun[edit]

chaparro m (plural chaparros, feminine chaparra, feminine plural chaparras)

  1. kermes oak (Quercus coccifera)
  2. chaparral (scrubland)
  3. (Mexico) netleaf oak (Quercus rugosa)
  4. (Mexico) person of short stature.

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