Meaning of cerrado

cer•ra•do

Pronunciation: (su-rä'dō Port. si-rä'd&oobreve), [key]
— pl. -dos
  1. a type of plains community characterized by vegetation ranging from tropical broadleaf woodlands to scrublands, occurring in extensive areas of Brazil.
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