chubasco

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chubasco (downpour), from Portuguese chuva (rain), from Latin pluvia (rain).

Noun[edit]

chubasco (plural chubascos)

  1. (nautical) A violent squall with thunder and lightning, encountered during the rainy season along the Pacific coast of Central America and South America.

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese chuva (rain) +‎ -sco, or from Galician chuva (rain) +‎ -sco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃuˈbasko/, [t͡ʃuˈβasko]

Noun[edit]

chubasco m (plural chubascos)

  1. downpour, squall

Synonyms[edit]