burro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish.

Noun[edit]

burro ‎(plural burros)

  1. a small donkey

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin burricus ‎(small horse), from burrus ‎(red-brown), from Ancient Greek πυρρός ‎(purrhós, flame colored), from πῦρ ‎(pûr, fire).

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Noun[edit]

burro m ‎(plural burros)

  1. donkey

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būtȳrum, from Ancient Greek βούτυρον ‎(boúturon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbur.ro], /ˈburro/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bùr‧ro

Noun[edit]

burro m ‎(plural burri)

  1. butter

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

burrō

  1. dative masculine singular of burrus
  2. dative neuter singular of burrus
  3. ablative masculine singular of burrus
  4. ablative neuter singular of burrus

Portuguese[edit]

Burro

Etymology[edit]

From borrico ‎(donkey), from Latin burricus ‎(small horse), from burrus ‎(red-brown), from Ancient Greek πυρρός ‎(purrhós, flame colored), from πῦρ ‎(pûr, fire).

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Noun[edit]

burro m (plural burros, feminine burra, feminine plural burras)

  1. donkey
  2. (slang) an idiot, dunce

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Adjective[edit]

burro m ‎(feminine singular burra, masculine plural burros, feminine plural burras, comparable)

  1. stupid

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From borrico ‎(donkey), from Latin burricus ‎(small horse), from burrus ‎(red-brown), from Ancient Greek πυρρός ‎(purrhós, flame colored), from πῦρ ‎(pûr, fire).

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Noun[edit]

burro m ‎(plural burros, feminine burra)

  1. donkey, especially one used as a pack animal.
  2. (slang) an idiot, dunce.
  3. (slang, figuratively) a well hung man
  4. sawhorse
  5. old maid (card game)

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Adjective[edit]

burro m ‎(feminine singular burra, masculine plural burros, feminine plural burras)

  1. (colloquial) stupid, foolish
  2. (colloquial) brutish
  3. (colloquial) horny