potrero

noun

po·​tre·​ro
pə‧ˈtre(ˌ)rō
plural -s
chiefly Southwest
: a meadow or pasture especially on a ranch

Word History

Etymology

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 15 Apr. 2024.

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