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trullo

[ troo-loh ]
/ ˈtru loʊ /
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noun, plural trul·li [troo-lee]. /ˈtru li/.
a dwelling of the Apulia region of Italy, roofed with conical constructions of corbeled dry masonry.
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Origin of trullo

1905–10; <Italian <Apulian dialect truḍḍu<Medieval Greek, Late Greek trŷllos cupola, ultimately <Latin trulla ladle, scoop (cf. trowel), probably by intermediary sense “cup, goblet”; compare similar development of cupola
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