adjective see adobe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adobelike — adjective Resembling the building material adobe …   Wiktionary

  • adobe — noun Etymology: Spanish, from Arabic al ṭūb the brick, from Coptic tōbe brick, from Egyptian dbt Date: 1748 1. a brick or building material of sun dried earth and straw 2. a structure made of adobe bricks 3. a heavy clay used in making adobe… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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