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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *escarpsus, from Late Latin excarpsus (rare), from *excarpere (pluck out), from classical Latin excerpere. Related to English scarce.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈkaso/
  • Rhymes: -aso
  • Hyphenation: es‧ca‧so

AdjectiveEdit

escaso (feminine singular escasa, masculine plural escasos, feminine plural escasas)

  1. scarce, limited, scant, meager, meagre, skimpy, rare, insufficient, slight, slim
  2. low, little, small, poor, weak (in quantity, degree, size, rate or estimate)
  3. sparse, scanty, thin

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