Origin of adobe
Examples from the Web for adobe
Bin Laden stood in an adobe walled bedroom, his back to the door.
Representatives for Adobe did not respond to requests to comment.
And how much are we supposed to trust a single company—Adobe—that has so much control over our creative class?
Adobe claims that their cloud apps will work offline as well.
Other non-design services, like Adobe Business Catalyst, which hosts email fundraising campaigns and e-commerce, also went down.
During the growing season they lived in huts on the fields; during the winter in the towns in adobe houses.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
Every side presents a blank wall of adobe, and the entrance seems quite by chance.Our Italy|Charles Dudley Warner
He was sitting in a rough chair tilted back against the adobe wall of the saloon.The Black Box|E. Phillips Oppenheim
When all was over, the boys hoisted Tad Butler on their shoulders and marched around the adobe house shouting and singing.The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico|Frank Gee Patchin
Over the crest of an adobe wall he saw the head and shoulders of a man.The Long Chance|Peter B. Kyne
British Dictionary definitions for adobe
- a sun-dried brick used for building
- (as modifier)an adobe house
Word Origin for adobe
Word Origin and History for adobe
1739, American English, from Spanish adobe, from oral form of Arabic al-tob "the brick," from Coptic tube "brick," a word found in hieroglyphics.