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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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish quebracho.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keˈbra.t͡ʃo/, [keˈbr̺äːt͡ʃo̞]
  • Rhymes: -atʃo
  • Hyphenation: que‧brà‧cho

Noun[edit]

quebracho m (invariable)

  1. Ellipsis of quebracho bianco (white quebracho)
  2. Ellipsis of quebracho rosso (red quebracho)

References[edit]

  • quebracho in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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): /keˈbɾat͡ʃo/, [keˈβɾat͡ʃo]

Noun[edit]

quebracho m (plural quebrachos)

  1. quebracho (tree of South America)

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: quebracho
  • Italian: quebracho
  • Portuguese: quebracho

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