bicho


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ep·i·dem·ic gan·gre·nous proc·ti·tis

a generally fatal disease affecting chiefly children in the tropics, characterized by gangrenous ulceration of the rectum and anus, accompanied by frequent watery stools and tenesmus.

bicho

(1) A colloquial term used regionally in Latin America for:
• Arthropods and vermin of various ilk; 
• Penis.
(2) Epidemic gangrenous proctitis.
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The Bicho Brothers in concert will really add a level of fun to the event,” said Event Coordinator Maggie Waddell.
Mr Saraiva is a researcher of wildlife ecology at Bicho do Mato Research Institute, Brazil.
Soon after, the jogo do bicho became popular throughout the largest cities of Brazil and practiced by Brazilians of all social classes.
GREAT ATMOSPHERE: Above, from left, Daniel Hobbs, Sandro Bicho of Brazil, Lewis Scott, Nolberto Neto of Brazil and Stephen Bansey and, inset left, Boro legend George Hardwick HISTORIC EVENT: Lewis Scott, 12, above, and two enthusiastic young fans, right, at the Riverside
94) Senna reports that Giuseppe Labanca, a banker for the clandestine lottery called the jogo do bicho, continued to operate the illegal game from his jail cell.
2) Para citar apenas alguns exemplos significativos: O oraculo (1866), O rei dos caiporas (1870), Valerio (1874), Um almoco (1877), O emprestimo (1882), Noite de Almirante (1884), Habilidoso (1885), Joao Fernandes (1894), Jogo do bicho (1904) e O escrivao Coimbra (1907).
Emilia Pereira da Silva, Monica Mendes Pedro, Manuel Gato Varela, Nuno Cortez-Dias, Manuel Pires Bicho, Hugo C.
Tu ternura Molotov and Dos amores y un bicho are the plays that mark the beginning of this new era of concern with this 'cocktail of subjects' in a single play, within a form which overrides the content.
Lisbon: Officina de Mauricio Vicente d'Almeida, 1732); Relacam de hum horrivel e formidavel monstro que appareceu no Imperio da Turquia no presente anno de 1735 (Lisbon: Officina de Joseph Antonio da Sylva, 1735); Bicho asiatico, monstruosa apparicam das montanhas da Persia, e juizo que se fez sobre a materia na Corte de Turquia (Lisbon: Officina de Rita-Cassiana, 1736); Relacam de hum prodigio sucedido em huma das Cidades da Provincia do Paraguay neste anno de 1735 (Lisbon: Officina de Antonio Correia Lemos, 1736); MPMV, Relacam de hum monstruozo, e horrivel bicho, que nas visinhancas da cidade de Visliza do Reyno de Polonia se occultava em hum fragozo monte (Porto: Officina Episcopal de Manoel Pedroso Coimbra, 1748).
For Picerne Real Estate Group, military housing now comprises more than one quarter of its portfolio and--its growing, said Chris Bicho.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, el lider sindi cal de izquierda al que la elite politica de Brasil liama el bicho papao (el coco), encabeza las encuestas de inten cion de las elecciones de octubre.
This too made Menem a mal bicho in the eyes of the Peronists, who are traditionally nonaligned and anti-American.