papagayo

noun, often capitalized
pa·​pa·​ga·​yo | \ ˌpäpəˈgī(ˌ)ō \
plural -s

Definition of papagayo

: a violent often tornadic northerly wind occurring along the Pacific coast of Central America and especially on the Gulf of Papagayo

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History and Etymology for papagayo

from Gulf of Papagayo, northwestern Costa Rica

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“Papagayo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/papagayo. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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