toldo

noun
tol·​do | \ ˈtōl(ˌ)dō, ˈtäl- \
plural -s

Definition of toldo

: any of various Central or South American shelters (as a covered dance platform or an Indian skin hut)

History and Etymology for toldo

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 1 Oct. 2022.

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