llano

noun

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

Example Sentences

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 8 Feb. 2023.

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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