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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