/ (ˈbaɪrəʊ) /
noun plural -ros
trademark British a kind of ballpoint
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Word Origin for Biro
C20: named after Laszlo Bíró (1900–85), Hungarian inventor
Words nearby Biro
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Example sentences from the Web for Biro
See the future king intently sucking on a Biro as he plans the day below.
Amon those applauding Katrina's performance was a camera-wielding topless woman with a mustache drawn on her face in biro.Kate and Pippa Middleton's Cousin Dances Naked With Topless Woman|Tom Sykes|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST