carrapato

noun
car·​ra·​pa·​to
variants: or carapato \ ˌkarəˈpät(ˌ)ü , -​(ˌ)ō \
plural -s

Definition of carrapato

: any of several South American ticks (genus Amblyomma) including pests of humans and domestic animals, some being implicated as disease vectors

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History and Etymology for carrapato

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“Carrapato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrapato. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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