Carapato

Ca`ra`pa´to

    (kä`rå`pä´tô)
n.1.(Zool.) A south American tick of the genus Amblyomma. There are several species, very troublesome to man and beast.
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The largest of these artisanal workings, the Carapato and Forquila garimpos in the east-central part of the belt, are on concessions recently acquired by Aura Gold.