Meaning of CERRADO in English


/seuh rah"doh/ ; Port. /si rddah"doo/ , n. , pl. cerrados /-dohz/ ; Port. /-doos/ . Ecol.

a type of plains community characterized by vegetation ranging from tropical broadleaf woodlands to scrublands, occurring in extensive areas of Brazil.


cerrado thick, dense, lit., shut, ptp. of cerrar to close serrare; c in Pg, Sp perh. by assoc. with cercar to enclose, surround ]

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