potrero

noun
po·​tre·​ro | \ pə‧ˈtre(ˌ)rō \
plural -s

Definition of potrero

chiefly Southwest
: a meadow or pasture especially on a ranch

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History and Etymology for potrero

Spanish, colt pasture, from potro colt, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin pullitrus

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“Potrero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potrero. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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