pulperia

noun
pul·​pe·​ria | \ ˌpu̇lpəˈrēə \
plural -s

Definition of pulperia

: a Spanish American rural grocery store often functioning also as a drinking establishment

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History and Etymology for pulperia

American Spanish pulpería, from Spanish pulpa pulp, meat, fruit, candied fruit (from Latin, solid meat, pulp) + -ería -ery

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“Pulperia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulperia. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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