chiquero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Mozarabic čirkáir, probably from a Vulgar Latin *circārium, from Latin circus.[1] Doublet of cirquero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃiˈkeɾo/, [t͡ʃi.ˈke.ɾo]

Noun[edit]

chiquero m (plural chiqueros)

  1. pigsty (shelter for pigs)
  2. (figuratively) pigsty (very untidy place)
    Synonym: pocilga

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