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claro

[klahr-oh]
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adjective
  1. (of cigars) light-colored and, usually, mild.
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noun, plural clar·os.
  1. such a cigar.
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Origin of claro

1890–95; < Spanish < Latin clārus clear
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Examples from the Web for claro

Historical Examples

  • For some weeks afterwards the word "Claro" became our bugbear.

    Poor Folk in Spain

    Jan Gordon

  • Claro sonitu, says the learned Michael Ranfft, in his curious and elaborate work, de masticatione mortuorum.

    Curiosities of Medical Experience

    J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen

  • The cow followed me at a furious pace, and behind came Claro at a swinging gallop.

    The Purple Land

    W. H. Hudson

  • We asked the waiter what the flavour was, but our Spanish broke down under the strain, and the waiter said "Claro" and went away.

  • En cuanto a nuestras exportaciones, claro est que consistiran en el producto variadsimo de nuestras fbricas.


British Dictionary definitions for claro

claro

noun plural -ros or -roes
  1. a mild light-coloured cigar
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Word Origin

from Spanish: clear
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