Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A stemless drinking cup, typically flaring outward toward the brim, traditionally used by the Inca and neighboring Andean peoples.

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  • noun A type of wooden drinking vessel produced by the Incas.
  • noun informal kerosene.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Quechua q'iru.]

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Abbreviation of kerosene.

Examples

  • "There was an accelerant type smell, like" kero ", or a diesel fuel sort of smell.

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  • "There was an accelerant type smell, like" kero ", or a diesel fuel sort of smell.

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  • "There was an accelerant type smell, like" kero ", or a diesel fuel sort of smell.

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  • 'This chief, this Tummasook, hath a copper kettle, likewise a kero-sene can.'

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  • As a normal thing, when he lost heat through the slow process of radiation-and a trifle through kero foam lined bootsoles-the latter demand was much the greater.

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  • It also means I know who is crossing the supposedly impassable mountain range and why and how that range can exist, and where the kero for lamps comes from, and...

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  • It also means I know who is crossing the supposedly impassable mountain range and why and how that range can exist, and where the kero for lamps comes from, and...

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  • Just think Hello Kitty, Kero-kero-pi, etc., and you get the picture.

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  • Just think Hello Kitty, Kero-kero-pi, etc., and you get the picture.

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  • When Tetsuo Akinaga entered one of a dozen apartments he kept for himself throughout Tokyo, the first thing he did was strip off his $3,500 imported suit-in fact, all his clothes-and, piling them into the kitchen sink, poured kero - sene over them and lit a match.

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