Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

llano

play
noun lla·no \ˈlä-(ˌ)nō, ˈla-\

Definition of llano

plural llanos

  1. :  an open grassy plain in Spanish America or the southwestern United States



Examples of llano

  1. <for generations the family has raised cattle on the llanos of the American Southwest>



Origin of llano

Spanish, plain, from Latin planum — more at plain


First Known Use: 1604

Rhymes with llano


Learn More about llano


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up llano? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 10, 2016

to put in good humor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders pince-nez spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ