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Etymology

Variant spelling of chupacabras used in English cryptozoological publications by misanalysis of the Spanish chupacabras as a plural.

Noun

Singular
chupacabra

Plural
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  1. (cryptozoology) Alternative spelling of chupacabras.

Usage notes

This alternate spelling of chupacabras is often used, however it is considered by many that chupacabras is the correct spelling in Castilian Spanish.

References

  • ForteanTimes Magazine FT199 August 2005, editorial on page 02
  • ForteanTimes Magazine FT201 September 2005, letters page 71

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