mero

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See also: Mero, -mero, mero-, merő, and mérő

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Spanish mero

Noun[edit]

mero (plural meros)

  1. Any of several large groupers of warm seas.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mero (plural meros)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Meropenem.

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Galician[edit]

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Mero

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps of local Celtic origin, related to *mrktilos (speckled) which originates a number of names of fish in Brittonic languages;[1] in that case, from Proto-Indo-European *mergʷ- (dark, coloured).

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Noun[edit]

mero m (plural meros)

  1. grouper (Epinephelus marginatus)
    • 1417, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 75:
      Iten a libra dos rodavallos et do mero a seis dineiros cada libra
      Item, the pound of turbots and of grouper fish, six diñeiros each pound

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Hiri Motu[edit]

Noun[edit]

mero (plural memero)

  1. boy
  2. bachelor

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin merus.

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Adjective[edit]

mero (feminine singular mera, masculine plural meri, feminine plural mere)

  1. pure, simple, sheer

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merō

  1. dative singular of merum
  2. ablative singular of merum

Adjective[edit]

merō

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

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maizô, whence also Old Saxon mēro, Old English māra, Dutch meer, Old Norse meiri, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌶𐌰 (maiza).

Adverb[edit]

mēro

  1. more

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: mēr, mēre

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maizô (more), whence also Old English māra, Old Frisian māra, Dutch meer, Old High German mēro, Old Norse meiri, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌶𐌰 (maiza).

Adverb[edit]

mēro

  1. more

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mero m (feminine singular mera, masculine plural meros, feminine plural meras, comparable)

  1. mere (no more than)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin merus.

Adjective[edit]

mero (feminine singular mera, masculine plural meros, feminine plural meras)

  1. mere
    la mera presencia de alguiensomeone's mere presence
    Lo enfurece la mera existencia de la cerveza sin alcohol.The mere existence of non-alcoholic beer infuriates him.
  2. pure
    Synonym: puro

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

mero m (plural meros)

  1. grouper (fish)

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