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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish borrego.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bor‧re‧go

NounEdit

borrego m (plural borregos)

  1. lamb
    ensopado de borregolamb stew
    perna de borregoleg of lamb
  2. (figuratively) lamb (person)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From borra (year-old sheep).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /boˈreɡo/, [boˈreɣo]

NounEdit

borrego m (plural borregos, feminine borrega)

  1. A sheep around its second year of age.
  2. sheep (person)
  3. A woolly, white cloud reminiscent of a sheep.

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