toldo

noun

tol·​do
ˈtōl(ˌ)dō,
ˈtäl-
plural -s
: any of various Central or South American shelters (as a covered dance platform or an Indian skin hut)

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish, from Spanish, awning, canopy, cloth or canvas wagon covering, from Old Spanish, from Middle French taud canopy on a ship, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Low German & Middle Dutch telt tent

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“Toldo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toldo. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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