any high, barren plain in the South American tropics, esp. in the Andes
Origin of paramoAmerican Spanish from Spanish páramo from Celtic an unverified form paramus, a plain
nounpl. pa·ra·mos, or pá·ra·mos
A treeless alpine plateau of the tropical Andes.
Origin of paramoAmerican Spanish páramo from Spanish wasteland from Old Spanish from Latin paramus probably from a pre-Roman language of the Iberian Peninsula
From Spanish pÃ¡ramo.