plural terrones
: a block of sun-dried sod used as a construction brick in the Rio Grande valley
heavy clay with abundant fine grass roots makes the best terronesA. A. Lindsey

Word History


Mexican Spanish terrón, from Spanish, clod, lump of earth, from tierra earth, from Latin terra

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“Terron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terron. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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