ta·​bia | \ ˈtäbyə \
plural -s

Definition of tabia

: a building material composed of earth, lime, and pebbles rammed into place between forms and found very durable in rainless areas and especially in building the castles of the northern Sahara — compare tabby entry 3

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History and Etymology for tabia

probably alteration of tapia

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“Tabia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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