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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish esparto, via Latin spartum from Ancient Greek σπάρτον (spárton, rope, cable).

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esparto (uncountable)

  1. A perennial North African grass, Stipa tenacissima, used for fibre production, and for making paper.
    Synonyms: halfa

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈparto/, [esˈpart̪o]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin spartum (esparto, Spanish broom), from Ancient Greek σπάρτον (spárton, rope, cable).

NounEdit

esparto m (uncountable)

  1. esparto (grass)
    Synonyms: atocha
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esparto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of espartar.

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