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)

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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