Prairie Definition

prârē
prairies
noun
A large area of level or slightly rolling grasslands, esp. one in the Mississippi Valley.
Webster's New World
pronoun

Alternative form of Prairies.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Prairie

Noun

Singular:
prairie
Plural:
prairies

Origin of Prairie

  • French from Old French praierie from Vulgar Latin prātāria from Latin prāta meadow

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French prairie.

    From Wiktionary

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