biro

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Biro (ˈbaɪrəʊ)
 
n , pl -ros
(Brit) trademark a kind of ballpoint
 
[C20: named after Laszlo Bíró (1900--85), Hungarian inventor]

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Biro
proprietary name of a type of ball-point pen, 1947, from László Bíró, the Hungarian inventor. The surname means "judge."
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