alcorque

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Andalusian Arabic القرق (al-qúrq), from Aramaic [script?] (qarqā), [script?] (qurqā).

Noun[edit]

alcorque m (plural alcorques)

  1. tree grating (metal covering around the base of a tree, usually on a sidewalk)
  2. tree well (ridge of soil around a tree to conserve water)