Definition of potrero in English:


Line breaks: po|trero
Pronunciation: /pɒˈtrɛːrəʊ

noun (plural potreros)

  • (In the south-western US and South America) a paddock or pasture for horses or cattle.


mid 19th century: from Spanish, from potro 'colt, pony'.

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