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serape

[suh-rah-pee] /səˈrɑ pi/
noun
1.
a blanketlike shawl or wrap, often of brightly colored wool, as worn in Latin America.
Also, sarape.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish sarape
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serape

/səˈrɑːpɪ/
noun
1.
a blanket-like shawl often of brightly-coloured wool worn by men in Latin America
2.
a large shawl worn around the shoulders by women as a fashion garment
Word Origin
C19 Mexican Spanish
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Word Origin and History for serape
n.

also sarape, type of shawl for men, 1834, from Mexican Spanish sarape, probably from Nahuatl, but exact source difficult to identify source because there is no -r- sound in Nahuatl.

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