se·ra·pe also sa·ra·pe (sə-räpē, -răpē)
A long blanketlike shawl or poncho, often brightly colored, geometrically patterned, and fringed at the ends, worn especially in Mexico.
Having the bright colors and geometric patterns of a serape: a serape cardigan; serape blankets.
[Mexican Spanish sarape, perhaps from a Tarascan source such as ts'arakua, thick object : ts'ara-, to be a thick or heavy object on + -kua, noun suffix.]
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