cairo

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Galician[edit]

cairo

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin dente canario (canine tooth).

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cairo m (plural cairos)

  1. fang
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Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from Latin corium (hide, peel).

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cairo m (feminine singular caira, masculine plural cairos, feminine plural cairas)

  1. tailless, naked (a hen, a chicken)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Perhaps from *caurius, from Latin caurus (north-west wind), probably from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱēwer- (north; north wind; cold wind; rain shower). In that case, it would be a cognate with English shower.

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cairo m (plural cairos)

  1. downpour

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