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esparto


esparto


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Esparto  \Es*par"to\,  n.  [Sp.;  cf  L.  spartum  Spanish  broom,  Gr 
  ?.]  (Bot.) 
  A  species  of  Spanish  grass  ({Macrochloa  tenacissima}),  of 
  which  cordage,  shoes,  baskets,  etc.,  are  made  It  is  also 
  used  for  making  paper. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Esparto,  CA  (CDP,  FIPS  22846) 
  Location:  38.69373  N,  122.02116  W 
  Population  (1990):  1487  (547  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  95627