cirio

[ sir-ee-oh ]
/ ˈsɪr iˌoʊ /
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noun, plural cir·i·os.


Nearby words

  1. cire,
  2. cire perdue,
  3. cirebon,
  4. cirenaica,
  5. cirencester,
  6. cirque,
  7. cirrate,
  8. cirrhi,
  9. cirrhogenous,
  10. cirrhosis

Origin of cirio

< Mexican Spanish; Spanish: wax candle < Latin cēreus, noun use of cēreus made of wax, equivalent to cēr(a) wax + -eus -eous

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Examples from the Web for cirio

  • Dejmosle que pase, y cuando vaya por la esquina, yo gritar: Cirio, Cirio20Pascual!

    Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds
  • Then he hurried out to the balcony just as the two youngest cried in the midst of wild bursts of laughter, "Cirio, Cirio Pascual!"

    Dona Perfecta|B. Perez Galdos