\ ˈser-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce cero (audio) \
plural cero or ceros

Definition of cero

: a large spotted food and sport fish (Scomberomorus regalis) of the warmer parts of the western Atlantic

Examples of cero in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mexico ended its dos-a-cero curse in Columbus during the last World Cup qualifying cycle, beating the USA 2-1 thanks to Rafa Marquez's header. Avi Creditor, SI.com, "Columbus Crew Unveil Renderings for New Downtown Stadium," 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of cero

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cero

modification of Spanish sierra saw, cero

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“Cero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cero. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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