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See also: Sherpa
The verb derives from the noun.
sherpa (plural sherpas)
- A male of the Sherpa people employed as a mountain guide or porter.
- An expert sent by a country’s leader to a summit meeting.
- (slang) a mountain climbing porter
- A synthetic fabric with a long, thick pile, similar to faux fur, imitation lamb wool, or fleece.
Sherpa employed as mountain guide
sherpa m, f (plural sherpas)