pamperos


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pam·pe·ro

 (păm-pâr′ō, päm-)
n. pl. pam·pe·ros
A strong cold southwest wind that blows across the pampas of South America.

[American Spanish, from pampa, pampa; see pampa.]
References in classic literature ?
The liquor mounted in the heads of all of us, and the talk of Scotty and the harpooner was upon running the Easting down, gales off the Horn and pamperos off the Plate, lower topsail breezes, southerly busters, North Pacific gales, and of smashed whaleboats in the Arctic ice.