terramare

terramara

[ter-uh-mahr-uh]
noun, plural terramare [ter-uh-mahr-ee] .
a lake dwelling or settlement of lake dwellings, especially those whose remains survive in mounds in the Po valley of N Italy.

Origin:
1865–70; < Italian dial., probably assimilation of Latin terra mala bad earth

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