[paw-ye-raw; English poh-yair-oh] /pɔˈyɛ rɔ; English poʊˈyɛər oʊ/
noun, plural polleros
[paw-ye-raws; English poh-yair-ohz] /pɔˈyɛ rɔs; English poʊˈyɛər oʊz/ (Show IPA). Mexican Spanish.
a smuggler of Mexican workers into the U.S.
[pol-eks] /ˈpɒl ɛks/ noun, plural pollices [pol-uh-seez] /ˈpɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. the innermost digit of the forelimb; thumb. /ˈpɒlɛks/ noun (pl) -lices (-lɪˌsiːz) 1. the first digit of the forelimb of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, such as the thumb of man and other primates pollex pol·lex (pŏl’ěks’) n. pl. pol·li·ces (pŏl’ĭ-sēz’) The thumb.
[pohl-li-ke wer-soh; English pol-uh-see vur-soh] /ˈpoʊl lɪˌkɛ ˈwɛr soʊ; English ˈpɒl ə si ˈvɜr soʊ/ adverb, Latin. 1. with thumbs turned downward: the sign made by spectators calling for the death of a defeated gladiator in the ancient Roman circus.
pollicization pol·li·ci·za·tion (pŏl’ĭ-sĭ-zā’shən) n. Surgical construction of a substitute thumb.
[puh-lis-i-tey-shuh n] /pəˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən/ noun, Civil Law. 1. an offer or promise not yet accepted by the person to whom it was made.