llano

noun

plural llanos
: an open grassy plain in Spanish America or the southwestern U.S.

Examples of llano in a Sentence

for generations the family has raised cattle on the llanos of the American Southwest

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, plain, from Latin planum — more at plain entry 2

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of llano was in 1604

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Cite this Entry

“Llano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/llano. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

llano

noun
lla·​no ˈlän-ō How to pronounce llano (audio) ˈlan- How to pronounce llano (audio)
plural llanos
: an open grassy plain in Spanish America or the southwestern U.S.
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