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n. pl. ker·os
A stemless drinking cup, typically flaring outward toward the brim, traditionally used by the Inca and neighboring Andean peoples.

[Quechua q'iru.]
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Austral and NZ short for kerosene
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In late 2009, PepsiCo acquired Brazil's largest coconut water company, Amacoco, which makes the country's top coconut water brands Kero Coco and Trop Coco.
Amacoco makes and sells Brazil's top-selling coconut water brands, Kero Coco and Trop Coco.
El estudio de las piezas enteras y reconstruidas (n=40) permitio definir la presencia de cinco tipos ceramicos: jarra (n=18); aisana o botella (n=1); escudilla con apendices (n=9); kero con y sin asa (n=10); aribaloide (n=2).
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Federal law requires kero be carried in a blue or yellow container and most places won't sell into a red gas can or glass jug.