terramare

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Borrowing from Italian terramare, plural of terramara, from a dialectal variant of terra marna (marl-earth) or terra mala (bad earth).

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terramare (uncountable)

  1. (prehistory) Bronze Age lake dwellings and settlements of the Po valley in northern Italy, characterized by the presence of ammoniacal earthy deposit (black marl) in mounds.

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terramare f

  1. plural of terramara