Origin: Port, zebra, earlier used of a wild ass (now extinct): said to be of Congolese orig., but prob. ult. < L equiferus, wild horse < equus (see hippo-) + ferus (see fierce)
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Origin: , from Old Portuguese zevro, zevra, wild ass
Origin: . Sense 3, from the referee's striped shirt.
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