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12:50 May 28, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase:sábila
seems to be some sort of grass planted to protect hillsides in Venezuela
...estimando la protección de taludes con sábila y grama.
Explanation: This succlent species is used very commonly as an anti-erosion measure. I grew up with it in the San Francisco (California) Bay Area, where it is the ground-cover of choice, especially in areas where sandy dunes are subject to being shifted by onshore winds. -- HTH, HC
Heathcliff United States Local time: 08:13 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 843