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chanar \chanar\ n. a thorny shrub or small tree ( Geoffroea decorticans) common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.

Syn: chanal, Geoffroea decorticans.


n. thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries [syn: chanal, Geoffroea decorticans]

Chañar (La Rioja)

Chañar (La Rioja) is a municipality and village in La Rioja Province in northwestern Argentina.

Usage examples of "chanar".

Saddle leather creaked as Chanar looked back to see if his companion was impressed.

Satisfied that his men were being taken care of, Chanar turned back to where Koja sat on his horse.

Koja noted the curious phrase Chanar used, which apparently denoted some close bond between the general and the khahan.

Gray-robed servants ran forward and held the horses while Chanar and Koja dismounted.

Not far from the khahan, General Chanar sat on the rugs, only a single cushion beneath him.

As Koja settled into his seat, Chanar leaned over to the khahan and spoke softly.

Khahan of the Tuigan, General Chanar has told you about the conference.

He leaned toward Chanar, who was sitting stone-faced while Koja talked.

Yamun strode directly up to Chanar, unflinching in the steady gaze of the general.

He picked up his cup of kumiss and turned partially away from Chanar and the priest, the signal for them to leave.

Leaning on the pommel of his saddle, Yamun turned to General Chanar beside him.

With his own preparations to make, General Chanar wheeled his horse around and galloped away, headed toward his own yurt.

General Chanar and his aides are coming, and you will have to take down all that is said.

Unlike all others who passed through the gate, Chanar refused to dismount, remaining in his saddle as his stocky white mare pranced up the hill.

As he rode forward, Chanar kicked and whipped at his pony, getting it to rear and prance.