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EtymologyEdit

Italian sbirro; compare French sbire.

NounEdit

sbirro (plural sbirros or sbirri)

  1. A policeman in Italy, Corsica, etc.
  2. A ruffian or henchman.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “partially given in etymology for French sbire

NounEdit

sbirro m (plural sbirri)

  1. cop (policeman)

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