embarcadero

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noun em·bar·ca·de·ro \(ˌ)em-ˌbär-kə-ˈder-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of embarcadero

plural

embarcaderos

Western US

  1. :  a landing place especially on an inland waterway

Origin and Etymology of embarcadero

Spanish, from embarcado, past participle of embarcar to embark, from em- (from Latin in-) + barca bark, from Late Latin


First Known Use: 1846


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of embarcadero


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