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pic·a·ro /ˈpɪkəˌroʊ, ˈpikə-/
-noun, pluralros. a rogue or vagabond.

[Origin: 1615-25; < Sp pícaro rogue]

Source: Dictionary.com.

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  1. 1 August 2008 at 9:58 am

    Interesting! Hence “Tintin and the Picaros”… the one where he meets a roguish gang of insurrectionists in South America.

  2. 21 August 2008 at 3:25 pm

    I was at What the Book?, the English language bookshop in Itaewon the other day, and I saw a Tintin omnibus including Tintin and the Picaros. I was slightly tempted to buy it – but only slightly. I probably read it when I was a child.

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