chapulín

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Nahuatl chapolin (grasshopper).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃapuˈlin/, [t͡ʃapuˈlĩn]

Noun[edit]

chapulín m (plural chapulines)

  1. (Central America, Colombia, Mexico) grasshopper, locust, especially when toasted as food
  2. (Central America) small child, tot

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