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dero

/ (ˈdɛrəʊ) /
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noun plural deros

a tramp or derelict

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Word Origin for dero

C20: shortened from derelict
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Example sentences from the Web for dero

  • Los siete pertenesçẽ ata diuinidad, ylos otros siete a la humanidad denrõ senõr Je suchristo Dios y hombre uerda dero.

  • Another kind of gill is found in the genus Dero (which has many species) and in the allied Aulophorus.

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