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Biro

noun plural -ros
  1. trademark British a kind of ballpoint
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Word Origin for Biro

C20: named after Laszlo Bíró (1900–85), Hungarian inventor
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Biro

n.

proprietary name of a type of ball-point pen, 1947, from László Bíró, the Hungarian inventor. The surname means "judge."

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