borrego

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish borrego.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bor‧re‧go

Noun[edit]

borrego m (plural borregos)

  1. lamb
    ensopado de borregolamb stew
    perna de borregoleg of lamb
  2. (figuratively) lamb (person)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From borra (year-old sheep).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /boˈreɡo/, [boˈreɣo]

Noun[edit]

borrego m (plural borregos, feminine borrega)

  1. A sheep around its second year of age.
  2. sheep (person)
  3. A woolly, white cloud reminiscent of a sheep.

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