serape
also sarape noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish sarape Date: 1834 a colorful woolen shawl worn over the shoulders especially by Mexican men

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  • Serape — Se*ra pe, n. [Sp. Amer. sarape.] A blanket or shawl worn as an outer garment by the Spanish Americans, as in Mexico. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • serape — type of shawl, 1834, from Mex.Sp. sarape, probably from Nahuatl, but exact source difficult to identify source because there is no r sound in Nahuatl …   Etymology dictionary

  • serape — ☆ serape [sə rä′pē ] n. [MexSp] a brightly colored wool blanket, used as an outer garment by men in Spanish American countries …   English World dictionary

  • Serape — Wearing a serape An example of a serape pa …   Wikipedia

  • serape — noun /sɛˈrɑːpeɪ/ a blanket as worn as a cloak by Spanish Americans , 1992: Could be, said John Grady. He took off his hat and lay back and pulled the serape over him. Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses …   Wiktionary

  • serape — /seuh rah pee/, n. a blanketlike shawl or wrap, often of brightly colored wool, as worn in Latin America. Also, sarape. [1825 35, Amer.; < MexSp sarape] * * * …   Universalium

  • SERAPE — Simulator Equipment Requirements for Accelerating Procedural Evolution ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …   Acronyms

  • SERAPE — Simulator Equipment Requirements for Accelerating Procedural Evolution ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

  • serape — n. colored woolen shawl worn in Latin America …   English contemporary dictionary

  • serape —    (seh RAH peh) [Mexican Spanish] In Latin America, a blanket used as a shawl or a cape …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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