Definition of Chalupa

1. a fried corn tortilla spread with a savory mixture [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalupa

challies
challis
challises
challot
challoth
chally
chalone
chalones
chalonic
chalot
chaloth
chals
chalumeau
chalumeaus
chalumeaux
chalupa (current term)
chalupas
chalutz
chalutzes
chalutzim
chalybeate
chalybeate water
chalybeates
chalybeous
chalybite
chalybites
chalypsography
cham
chamade
chamades

Literary usage of Chalupa

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"—Span, chalupa (also Port, chalupa), 'a small light vessel, a long boat,' Neuman. ... From what language chalupa is borrowed, has not yet been discovered ..."

2. Les enfants retardataires; arrêts de la croissance et troubles du développement by Jabez Hogg, Eugene Apert, Tilbury Fox, Paul Louis Gastou, Henry Percy Pickerill, Cesáreo Fernández Duro, T. Farquhar, H. Vandyke Carter (1881)
"son, para qué y cómo se usará de ellas, así como batel, chalupa, bombas, ... De la chalupa y batel. CAPÍTULO XIV. Cualquier nao ha menester para su servicio ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"F. chaloupe [whence Span, chalupa, 'a. flat- bottomed boat,' ... (1623) ; Port. chalupa"]. — Du. sleep, a sloop. See Sloop. Shallot, Shalot, a kind of onion ..."

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