1)X is a natural building material made from sand, clay, and water, with some kind of fibrous or organic material (sticks, straw, dung), which is shaped into bricks using frames and dried in the sun. X structures are extremely durable and account for some of the oldestextant buildings on the planet. The word can be traced from the
iddle Egyptian word for sun-dried brick.
n more modern Englishusage, the term X has come to include a style of architecture that ispopular in the desert climates of North America, especially in New
exico. Whats the good word?