trigo

[ tree-goh; Spanish tree-gaw ]
/ ˈtri goʊ; Spanish ˈtri gɔ /
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noun, plural tri·gos [tree-gohz; Spanish tree-gaws] /ˈtri goʊz; Spanish ˈtri gɔs/.

wheat; field of wheat.

Nearby words

  1. triggered activity,
  2. triggerfish,
  3. triggerman,
  4. triglyceride,
  5. triglyph,
  6. trigon,
  7. trigon.,
  8. trigonal,
  9. trigonal trisoctahedron,
  10. trigonally

Origin of trigo

< Spanish < Latin trīticum wheat, equivalent to trīt(us) ground, rubbed to pieces (past participle of terere to rub, grind) + -icum -ic

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