alamo

noun
al·​a·​mo | \ ˈa-lə-ˌmō, ˈä- \
plural -s

Definition of alamo

Southwest
: a tree of the genus Populus especially : aspen

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First Known Use of alamo

1780, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alamo

Spanish álamo

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“Alamo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alamo. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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