Definition of Serape

1. Noun. A long brightly colored shawl; worn mainly by Mexican men.

Exact synonyms: Sarape
Generic synonyms: Shawl



Definition of Serape

1. n. A blanket or shawl worn as an outer garment by the Spanish Americans, as in Mexico.

Definition of Serape

1. Noun. a blanket as worn as a cloak by Spanish-Americans ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serape

1. a colorful woolen shawl [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serape

serafiles
serafin
serafins
seraglio
seraglios
serai
serail
serails
serais
seral
seral stages
seralbumen
seralbumin
serang
serangs
serape (current term)
serapes
seraph
seraphic
seraphical
seraphically
seraphick
seraphim
seraphims
seraphin
seraphs
serapis
seraskier
seraskierate
seraskierates

Literary usage of Serape

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1. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"Over the other clothing was the serape. This was usually finer or coarser according ... In general cut the serape resembled the poncho, which was a large, ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"serape'um (temple of Serapis), at Alexandria, XIV. 778, 2 b; at Puteoli, 2 be; at Memphis, 2 c, XL 165, 2 b, be. Seraphic doctor (Bonaventura), III. ..."

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