sillar

noun

si·​llar
sēlˈyär
plural sillares
-äˌrās
: building material consisting of large blocks cut from a natural deposit (as of lava, tuff, limestone, or compact clay)

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, ashlar, from silla seat, chair (from Latin sella) + -ar (from Latin -aris)

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“Sillar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sillar. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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