Definition of chimenea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌtʃɪməˈneɪə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtʃɪməˈneɪə//
(also chiminea
BrE BrE//ˌtʃɪmɪˈneɪə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtʃɪmɪˈneɪə//
(from Spanish)
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a piece of equipment made of clay in which you can make a fire, with a round body and a tall narrow part through which the smoke can escape Word Origin 1990s: Spanish, chimney.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chimenea