ejido

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Etymology[edit]

Mexican Spanish ejido.

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ejido

  1. a Mexican cooperative farm
    • 1994, Cormac McCarthy, The Crossing
      They made camp in an oakgrove beside the river and built a fire and sat while the girl prepared their dinner out of the bounty they’d carried off from the ejido.

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *exītus for Latin exitus ‘departure’ (ejidos are typically on the road out of a town or village), from past participle stem of exīre ‘go out’, from ex- + īre ‘to go’.

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Noun[edit]

ejido m (plural ejidos)

  1. a common; common land
  2. (Mexico) a cooperative farm

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