Definition of zorro in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈzɒrəʊ/

noun (plural zorros)

A doglike fox found in the forests and savannah of South America.
  • Genus Dusicyon, family Canidae: two species, in particular the crab-eating fox (D. thous).
Example sentences
  • Some are solitary like the fox, others social like the jackal; some as small as the crab-eating zorro of South America, a few as large as the Arctic wolf.


Mid 19th century: from Spanish, 'fox'.

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