plural cero or ceros
: 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 Sus probabilidades cayeron a cero a partir de las 2 p.m. del lunes. Cindy Krischer Goodman,, 10 Aug. 2021

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Word History


modification of Spanish sierra saw, cero

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cero was in 1869

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“Cero.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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