[ tree-goh; Spanish tree-gaw ]
/ ˈtri goʊ; Spanish ˈtri gɔ /
noun, plural tri·gos [tree-gohz; Spanish tree-gaws] /ˈtri goʊz; Spanish ˈtri gɔs/.
wheat; field of wheat.
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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Examples from the Web for trigo
Some twenty more were arrested, among whom were his two principal aids Jos Alhama and Trigo.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea