noun Southwestern U.S.
Origin of chaparral
Examples from the Web for chaparral
As we emerged from the chaparral Morgan was but a few yards in advance.The Best Ghost Stories|Various
When they came to the edge of the chaparral they knelt among the bushes and listened.The Texan Scouts|Joseph A. Altsheler
Intentionally he had permitted Felicia to keep the lead in the race through the chaparral.Frank Merriwell's Triumph|Burt L. Standish
The favorite haunts of this lily are high and inaccessible ridges, among the chaparral, or under the live-oak or redwood.
When the chaparral, or dense shrubby growth of our mountain-sides, is composed entirely of Adenostoma, it is called chamisal.