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2 entries found for chaparral.
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Main Entry: chap·ar·ral
Pronunciation: secondarystressshap-schwa-primarystressral, -primarystressrel
Function: noun
1 : a thicket of dwarf evergreen oaks; also : a dense thicket
2 : an ecological community that is found especially in parts of southern California and is composed of shrubby plants that grow well in dry sunny summers and moist winters

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