trullo

[ troo-loh ]
/ ˈtru loʊ /

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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