broncho

broncho

[brong-koh]
noun, plural bronchos.
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broncho-

a combining form representing bronchus, or bronchia, in compound words: bronchopneumonia.
Also, especially before a vowel, bronch-.
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broncho- or (before a vowel) bronch-
 
combining form
indicating or relating to the bronchi: bronchitis
 
[from Greek: bronchus]
 
bronch- or (before a vowel) bronch-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek: bronchus]

bronco or broncho (ˈbrɒŋkəʊ)
 
n , pl -cos, -chos
(in the US and Canada) a wild or partially tamed pony or mustang of the western plains
 
[C19: from Mexican Spanish, short for Spanish potro bronco unbroken colt, probably from Latin broccus projecting (as knots on wood), hence, rough, wild]
 
broncho or broncho
 
n
 
[C19: from Mexican Spanish, short for Spanish potro bronco unbroken colt, probably from Latin broccus projecting (as knots on wood), hence, rough, wild]

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broncho- or bronch- or bronchi-
pref.
Bronchus; bronchial: bronchoscope.

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broncho

North American wild or Indian-tamed horse, descended from horses taken to the New World by the Spanish in the 16th century. The name comes from that of an Indian tribe of eastern Washington and Oregon that was known for the small horses it bred.

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