Mexican Spanish ejido.
- 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.
From Latin exitus ‘departure’ (ejidos are typically on the road out of a town or village), from past participle stem of exire ‘go out’, from ex- + ire ‘to go’.
ejido m (plural ejidos)
Last modified on 11 June 2013, at 13:24
- a common; common land
- (Mexico) a cooperative farm