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Chapapote

chapapote : A colloquial word adopted from Galician to denote the globs of solid fuel washed up on Galicia 's beaches as a result of the Prestige oil spill. Any similar glutinous spills from now on.

Cleaning 'chapapote' off a beach in Galicia.

 

 

 

 

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