plural -s
: a place of execution by burning

Word History


Spanish, from quemado (past participle of quemar to burn, from—assumed—Vulgar Latin caimare, alteration—perhaps influenced by Greek kaiein to burn—of Latin cremare to burn up) + -ero -ary (from Latin -arius)

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“Quemadero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quemadero. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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