What does «zapapico» mean in spanish?

  • A tool with a wooden handle and two opposing jaws, one ending in a point and the other in a narrow cut, used for digging in hard soil and for demolishing masonry. It is widely used on construction sites, for digging trenches or removing loose materials, and also in agricultural work.

    Examples of use in spanish: "el zapapico chocó contra una piedra".

    "para entrar en la casa los ladrones utilizaron un barretón y un zapapico".

  • Tool used by quarry workers, with two opposing sharpened points and set in a long wooden handle, mainly used for roughing stone.
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