See also: oscurò and Oscuro

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish oscuro (dark). Doublet of obscure.

Noun

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oscuro (plural oscuros)

  1. A cigar made with very dark tobacco.

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /oˈsku.ro/
  • Rhymes: -uro
  • Hyphenation: o‧scù‧ro

Etymology 1

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From Latin obscūrus.

Adjective

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oscuro (feminine oscura, masculine plural oscuri, feminine plural oscure, diminutive oscurétto)

  1. dark
  2. obscure
  3. gloomy, sombre
  4. humble
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Noun

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oscuro m (plural oscuri)

  1. darkness

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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oscuro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of oscurare

Further reading

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

Spanish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin obscūrus. Cognate with English obscure.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /osˈkuɾo/ [osˈku.ɾo]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -uɾo
  • Syllabification: os‧cu‧ro

Adjective

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oscuro (feminine oscura, masculine plural oscuros, feminine plural oscuras, superlative oscurísimo)

  1. dark (lacking light)
  2. dark (of a color, deep in hue)
  3. obscure, incomprehensible
  4. suspicious, unclear

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