Definition of serape in English:

serape

Line breaks: se¦rape
Pronunciation: /sɛˈrɑːpeɪ
 
/
(also sarape)

noun

A shawl or blanket worn as a cloak by people from Latin America.
More example sentences
  • The olive - skinned townspeople, less than one thousand in 1844, clung to their Spanish language and Mexican culture and dressed in serapes, sombreros, rebozos, and other garb characteristic of communities south of the Rio Grande.
  • Items such as sarapes and huaraches, as well as other clothing symbolic of Mexican American culture, were displayed and worn with pride.
  • Traditional peasant attire for men consisted of pajama-like trousers and tunic of unbleached cotton, a serape (used as both a blanket and a cloak), sandals, and wide sombrero.

Origin

Mexican Spanish.

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