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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish morro.

NounEdit

morro (plural morros)

  1. A round hill or point of land.

Usage notesEdit

  • A Morro Castle is a castle on a hill.

CatalanEdit

NounEdit

morro m (plural morros)

  1. snout (long nose of an animal)

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *murrum, *morrum (mound, hillock), cognate with Occitan morre.

NounEdit

morro m (plural morros)

  1. a landform with elevation intermediate between that of a hill and that of a small mountain
  2. (Brazil, especially Rio de Janeiro) a slum built on a hill or on uneven ground

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Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of morrer (to die).

VerbEdit

morro

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of morrer

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *murrum, *morrum (mound, hillock), cognate with Occitan morre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

morro m (plural morros)

  1. hill
  2. snout (long nose of an animal)
  3. (figuratively) mouth
  4. hillock
  5. cheek; cheekiness
  6. pebble
  7. headland

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