Origin of derechoSp, adjective , straight, direct
The definition of a derecho is a group of strong and fast storms with strong winds that run along a straight line, causing damage similar to a tornado.
An example of a derecho is the storm like a land hurricane that took out power lines in Ohio.
A windstorm that is accompanied by a quickly moving, usually bow-shaped band of showers or thunderstorms.
Origin of derechoSpanish derecho straight ( from Old Spanish) ( from Latin dīrēctus ) ( past participle of dīrigere to lay straight ; see reg- in Indo-European roots.) applied in English to windstorms on the model of English tornado taken as if derived directly from Spanish tornado turned
- Reig y Vilardell (Barcelona, 1890); Historia del derecho en Catalonia, Mallorca y Valencia, by B.
- Be made to Colmeiro's Curso de derecho politico segun la historic de Leon y de Castilla (Madrid, 1873); to Schafer's Geschichte von Spanien, ii.
- A later and more critical writer of nearly the same name, Don Vicente de la Fuente, has published valuable Estudios criticos sobre la historia y el derecho de dragon (1884-1886).
- Tch), as in derecho (d i r e c t u m), pecho (pe c t u s), so that we may take those words in which S alone represents ci as secondary forms of learned words; thus we have hendito, otubre, santo as secondary forms of the learned words bendicto, ociubre, sancto, alongside of the old popular forms bendicho, ochubre, sancho.