quebracho

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish quebracho, from quebrar (to break) + hacha (axe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɪˈbɹɑːt͡ʃəʊ/

Noun[edit]

quebracho (countable and uncountable, plural quebrachos)

  1. Any of several trees of southern South America with produce very hard wood rich in tannin, especially those of the genus Schinopsis.
  2. The bark of these trees, formerly used in treating fever.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish quebracho, from quebrar (to break) + hacha (axe).

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Noun[edit]

quebracho m (plural quebrachos)

  1. quebracho (South American tree with hard, tannin-rich wood)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quebrar (to break) +‎ hacha (axe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ke.ˈbɾa.t͡ʃo/

Noun[edit]

quebracho m (plural quebrachos)

  1. a quebracho tree

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