[ sir-ee-oh ]
/ ˈsɪr iˌoʊ /
noun, plural cir·i·os.
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Origin of cirio
< Mexican Spanish; Spanish: wax candle < Latin cēreus, noun use of cēreus made of wax, equivalent to cēr(a) wax + -eus -eous
Words nearby cirio
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