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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chap·ar·ral /ˌʃæpəˈræl, ˈrɛl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cha·par·ral n.
 1. A thicket of low evergreen oaks.
 2. An almost impenetrable thicket or succession of thickets of thorny shrubs and brambles.
 Chaparral cock; fem. Chaparral hen Zool., a bird of the cuckoo family (Geococcyx Californianus), noted for running with great speed. It ranges from California to Mexico and eastward to Texas; -- called also road runner, ground cuckoo, churea, and snake killer.  It is the state bird of New Mexico.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes [syn:
           scrub, bush]