chapapote

 
usage note
This word may be written "chapopote" in Mexico.
chapapote
masculine noun
1. (material) 
a. asphalt 
Los parches de chapapote que pusieron en la calle ya están cuarteados.The asphalt patches they put down on the road are already cracked.
b. pitch 
No sé por qué, pero me gusta el olor del chapapote recién puesto.I don't know why, but I like the smell of newly-laid pitch.
c. tar 
Lo cubrieron con chapapote y plumas para humillarlo.He was covered in tar and feathers to humiliate him.
chapapote
Noun
1. (general) 
a. oil sludge 
chapapote
(México) (pez) tar; pitch; (asfalto) asphalt;
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