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Burro

Bur′ro

,
Noun.
[Sp., an ass.]
(Zool.)
A donkey.
[Southern U.S.]

Definition 2021


burro

burro

English

Noun

burro (plural burros)

  1. a small donkey

Translations

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Galician

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

burro m (plural burros)

  1. donkey

Synonyms


Italian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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

Noun

burro m (plural burri)

  1. butter

Derived terms


Latin

Adjective

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

Burro

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈbu.ʁu/
  • Hyphenation: bur‧ro

Noun

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

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

Synonyms

Adjective

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

  1. stupid

Spanish

Burro

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

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)

Synonyms

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Derived terms

Adjective

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

  1. (colloquial) stupid, foolish
  2. (colloquial) brutish
  3. (colloquial) horny
  4. (colloquial, euphemistic, of a man) well-endowed