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viga

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noun vi·ga \ˈvē-gə\

Definition of viga

  1. :  one of the heavy rafters and especially a log supporting the roof in American Indian and Spanish architecture of the Southwest



Origin of viga

Spanish, beam, rafter


First Known Use: 1844

Rhymes with viga


Learn More about viga

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "viga"


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