Definition of Barraco
- It refers to a person who excels in any respect. That is, someone who has a great ability for something. For example: Miguel is a barrack for running.
- Person who is very brave, who is not afraid of anything and has great strength. An example would be: That man is a barrack, he has the courage that many lack
- Tree related to the ñipa (low-rise and highly branched shrub), and although they are sometimes confused, unlike the ñipa, the barraco has a bad smell.
- Old-fashioned word that refers to a small fragment of artillery, used as a campaign in a flat place devoid of mountains.
SYNONYMS FOR BARRACO
ANTONYMS FOR BARRACO
- Be unable
ORIGIN OF BARRACO
Barraco comes from the word berraco or boar. From this perspective, it is a derivation of the Latin verresthat was used to designate a father pig. Together with “berraco” they are terms of great use to designate someone who is very brave.
In Europe it is very common to find “boars” which are stone structures shaped like animals. Some of the most popular boars are bulls.
CURIOSITIES OF BARRACO
- In Spain there is a municipality called “El Barraco”, located in the province of Ávila, autonomous community of Castilla y León.
- Both “barraco” and “berraco” are used in Latin America, generally to define someone who is very brave.