terron

noun
ter·​ron | \ təˈrōn \
plural terrones\ -​nēz \

Definition of terron

: 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 terrones— A. A. Lindsey

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History and Etymology for terron

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 22 Oct. 2021.

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