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Etymology 1Edit

Spanish mero

NounEdit

mero (plural meros)

  1. Any of several large groupers of warm seas.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mero (plural meros)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Meropenem.

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Mero

EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

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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NounEdit

mero (plural memero)

  1. boy
  2. bachelor

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. pure, simple, sheer

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LatinEdit

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

mēro

  1. more

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: mēr, mēre

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

AdverbEdit

mēro

  1. more

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. mere (no more than)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin merus.

AdjectiveEdit

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 2Edit

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

NounEdit

mero m (plural meros)

  1. grouper (fish)

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