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Borrowed from Spanish burro.

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burro (plural burros)

  1. A small donkey, especially when used as a pack animal or one that is feral and lives in the southwestern United States or northern Mexico.

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Catalan

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Borrowed from Spanish burro.

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burro (feminine burra, masculine plural burros, feminine plural burres)

  1. stupid, dumb

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burro m (plural burros)

  1. donkey
    Synonym: ase
  2. bedwarmer
    Synonym: escalfallits
  3. (games) donkey

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Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish burro.

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burro

  1. donkey.

Franco-Provençal

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Inherited from Latin butyrum.

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burro m (plural burros) (ORB large)

  1. butter

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  • beurre in DicoFranPro: Dictionnaire Français/Francoprovençal – on dicofranpro.llm.umontreal.ca
  • burro in Lo trèsor Arpitan – on arpitan.eu

Galician

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

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

  1. donkey, ass
    Synonym: asno
  2. fool; silly
    Synonyms: pastrán, parvo
  3. (machine) crane
    Synonym: guindastre
  4. trestle
    Synonym: trabanco
  5. (regional) horse
    Synonyms: besta, cabalo
  6. (games) a card game

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Italian

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Borrowed from Old French burre, from Latin būtȳrum, from Ancient Greek βούτυρον (boúturon). Doublet of butirro.

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burro m (plural burri)

  1. butter

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  • burro in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin

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būrrō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of būrrus

Morelos Nahuatl

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish burro.

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burro

  1. donkey

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  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2005) Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de Cuentepec, Morelos[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F., México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., published 2006, page 9

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Burro

Etymology

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

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  • Rhymes: -uʁu
  • Hyphenation: bur‧ro

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

  1. donkey
    Synonyms: asno, jegue, jumento, jerico
  2. a card game
  3. (derogatory) idiot, dunce
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:idiota

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burro m (plural burros)

  1. sawhorse
  2. (Brazil, university slang, dated) crib (a literal translation, usually of a Classical work)
    Synonym: pai-velho
  3. donkey engine
  4. (Angola) African striped grunt (Parapristipoma octolineatum)
  5. (nautical) boom vang

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burro (feminine burra, masculine plural burros, feminine plural burras, comparable, comparative mais burro, superlative o mais burro or burríssimo, diminutive burrinho, augmentative burrão)

  1. stupid, dumb, idiotic
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:idiota

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Spanish

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Burro

Etymology

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

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

  1. donkey, especially one used as a pack animal
    Synonyms: asno, jumento
  2. (slang) a dunce, an idiot
  3. (slang, figuratively) a well hung man
  4. sawhorse
  5. old maid (card game)
  6. burrito

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  • Ayutla Mixtec: mburu
  • Central Huasteca Nahuatl: borroj
  • Cora: puúruꞌu
  • English: burro
  • Highland Puebla Nahuatl: bu̱rroj
  • Morelos Nahuatl: burro
  • Oluta Popoluca: burru
  • Quechua: wuru
  • Taos: mùlduʼúna
  • Tataltepec Chatino: huru
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: puro

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burro (feminine 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

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