Meaning of adobe

a•do•be

Pronunciation: (u-dō'bē), [key]
— n.
  1. sun-dried brick made of clay and straw, in common use in countries having little rainfall.
  2. a yellow silt or clay, deposited by rivers, used to make bricks.
  3. a building constructed of adobe.
  4. a dark, heavy soil, containing clay.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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