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EtymologyEdit

Spanish

NounEdit

morro ‎(plural morros)

  1. A round hill or point of land.

Usage notesEdit

  • A Morro Castle is a castle on a hill.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

morro m (plural morros)

  1. hill (elevated location)
  2. (regional, Rio de Janeiro) slum; shantytown
SynonymsEdit

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.

NounEdit

morro m ‎(plural morros)

  1. hill
  2. snout
  3. (figuratively) mouth

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