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cerro

[ ser-oh ]
/ ˈsɛr oʊ /
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noun, plural cer·ros.
Southwestern U.S. a hill or peak.
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Origin of cerro

An Americanism first recorded in 1825–35 from Spanish: literally, “hill, backbone, neck of an animal,” from Latin cirrus “curl, tuft” (with shift: from “curly hair,” to “hair on an animal's neck,” to “neck or spine,” to “hill”)
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