borasca

noun bo·ras·ca \bəˈraskə\
variants: less commonly

borrasca

or

borasco

\-(ˌ)skō\ or

borasque

\-rask\

Definition of borasca

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a squall often attended with a thunderstorm occurring especially in the Mediterranean

  2. 2 [Mexican Spanish borrasca unproductiveness (of a mine), from Spanish, squall] a :  a mine section or an entire mine that is largely oreless :  an unproductive mine b :  unproductiveness especially of a mine; also :  penury, want

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Origin and Etymology of borasca

Spanish borrasca, from Late Latin borras north wind, from Greek borras, boreas — more at boreas


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