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Herbal prepared from Larrea tridentata and L. divaricata; used by Native American shamans in bronchitis and dermatologic disorders; hepatotoxicity widely reported.
Synonym(s): creosote bush.
[Sp. chaparral, thicket of evergreen oak, fr. chaparra, dwarf evergreen oak, fr. Basque txapar]
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callThEnc run TheTho| The Forest of Enchantment will run at the Chapparal Theater until May 8.
By the time he approached his sunset in day-to-day management, TXI had begun a portfolio realignment that would eventually see the shedding of legacy concrete product plants and businesses built or acquired after 1970, including Chapparal Steel and Acme Brick.
The rains also will recharge depleted aquifers, fill irrigation ponds and provide our fields, forests and chapparal with a blush of healthy growth across the state.
A five-time winner at Grade 1 level in Australia, the five-year-old son of High Chapparal stretched clear effortlessly inside the final furlong to slam Bob Le Beau by no less than 10 lengths, justifying 2/13 favouritism.
Chapparal Steel, with its steel mini-mills, discovered ways to produce casting moulds from a Mexican company.
QWHO was the actress who played the heroine in the TV western The High Chapparal? She had a stepson called Blue and a brother called Manolito.
The Goleta blaze has forced the evacuation of 2,663 homes according to latest figures and jumped to more than 3,380 hectares overnight as it ripped through forest and chapparal that has not burnt for 50 years.
Archipenko won the Derrinstown trial which was the route taken by Galileo and High Chapparal in the past, but Archipenko was a stable second string that day.
The Ducks also received a commitment earlier this month from cornerback Talmadge Jackson of Chapparal High School in Temecula, Calif.
Dwyer Jr., Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1000 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-4470, 404-498-7095,; Albert Ballinger, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 46 Chapparal Court, Missouri City, Texas 77459, 281-499-4729,; or Ann B.
While there is no horse of the calibre of dual Breeders' Cup winner High Chapparal heading to Lone Star Park in Texas, Powerscourt (7-2 generally) can follow in his footsteps and make it a hat-trick in the Turf for the Irish handler Aidan O'Brien.
Chapparal's goal for the plastic separation is to burn it for fuel in its own cement kiln if it can obtain the necessary environmental permits.