desaparecido

noun des·a·pa·re·cido \ (ˌ)dāsə(ˌ)pärəˈsētō , (ˌ)de- \

Definition of desaparecido

plural -s
:an Argentine citizen who has been abducted and usually murdered by right-wing terrorists

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Origin and Etymology of desaparecido

Spanish, literally, disappeared, past participle of desaparecer to disappear, from des- 1dis- (from Latin) + aparecer to appear, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin apparescere, inchoative of Latin apparēre to be visible, appear


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