puerco

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish puerco, from Latin porcus, from Proto-Italic *porkos, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos (young swine, young pig).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpweɾko/, [ˈpweɾ.ko]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

puerco m (plural puercos, feminine puerca, feminine plural puercas)

  1. pig
    Synonyms: cerdo, chancho, cocho, cochino, cuchí, gorrino, guarro, marrano
  2. pork (the meat of a pig)
  3. (slang, derogatory, Mexico) police officer; "pig"

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