noun al·par·ga·ta \ˌalpə(r)ˈgätə\

Definition of alpargata



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Origin and Etymology of alpargata

Spanish, alteration of alpargate, from Arabic dialect (Spain) al-parghāt, plural of al-parghah the sandal, from Arabic al the + parghah sandal, from Spanish abarca

First Known Use: 1613

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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