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noun Informal.
  1. piroplasmosis.
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Origin of piro

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Examples from the Web for piro

Historical Examples

  • The Count Piro would not dream of asking anything but the hand of the princess.'

    The Crimson Fairy Book


  • Ponto straight as a rod—Piro in a slight curve—and Basta a perfect semicircle.

  • The people who built and inhabited these cities of the Accursed Lakes were of the now extinct Piro stock.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard

  • If this be true, the Taos are made to speak the Piro language and the Hemez as well.

  • Piro helps kill the bees with his stick, but, in doing so, injures the woman somewhat severely.

    Filipino Popular Tales

    Dean S. Fansler