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serape

[ suh-rah-pee ]
/ səˈrɑ pi /
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noun

a blanketlike shawl or wrap, often of brightly colored wool, as worn in Latin America.

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Origin of serape

1825–35, Americanism;<Mexican Spanish sarape
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British Dictionary definitions for serape

serape
/ (səˈrɑːpɪ) /

noun

a blanket-like shawl often of brightly-coloured wool worn by men in Latin America
a large shawl worn around the shoulders by women as a fashion garment

Word Origin for serape

C19 Mexican Spanish
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