serape

noun se·ra·pe \sə-ˈrä-pē, -ˈra-\

Definition of serape

  1. :  a colorful woolen shawl worn over the shoulders especially by Mexican men

Illustration of serape

Variants of serape

less commonly

\sə-ˈrä-pē, -ˈra-\

Origin and Etymology of serape

Mexican Spanish sarape


First Known Use: 1834


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