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A pair of esparto sandals found in Granada, Spain, dated between 5200 and 4800 BC.
 
Esparto on Spain's Mediterranean coast.

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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