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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ado·be /əˈdobi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·do·be n.
 1. An unburnt brick dried in the sun; also used as an adjective, as, an adobe house, in Texas or New Mexico.
 2. Earth from which unburnt bricks are made. [Western U. S.]
 3.  Geol. Alluvial and playa clays of desert and arid regions, differing from ordinary clays of humid regions in containing carbonates and other soluble minerals.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the clay from which adobe bricks are made
      2: sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates [syn: adobe brick]