Meaning of chimenea in English:


Pronunciation /ˌtʃɪmɪˈniːə/


(also chiminea)
  • A free-standing clay fireplace or oven that has a bulbous, hollow body connected to a narrow smoke vent.

    ‘These resemble fire-pits or fireplaces crossed with chimeneas.’
    • ‘‘Hey there, Smokin’ Joe Louis,’ she'd say when he came up to the register to help customers to their cars with chimeneas or ornamental bird baths.’
    • ‘In smaller gardens, consider self-contained fire pits or a chimenea.’
    • ‘The kitchen was arranged around an open-hearthed fireplace (chimenea).’


Spanish, literally ‘chimney’.