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On the end of these words the long /o/ sound is spelled with just the letter o.

rhino The most common rhino is the white rhino.
palomino The palomino horse has a golden coat.
buffalo There's a herd of buffalo by the lake.
armadillo The armadillo has a shell made of bony plates.
bronco The cowboy prepared his bronco.
dingo The dingo is an Australian wild dog.
dodo The dodo was a flightless bird which is now extinct.
flamingo A flamingo is a long-legged pink bird.
gecko A gecko is a small lizard.
hippo Hippo is short for hippopotamus.
jumbo Jumbo is a pet name for an elephant.
mosquito My Dad was bitten by a mosquito.

Learn more about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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rhino
palomino
buffalo
armadillo
bronco
dingo
dodo
flamingo
gecko
hippo
jumbo
mosquito

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Other lists from Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

a-e words - set 1
a-e words - set 2
ai words - set 1
ai words - set 2
ay words - set 1
ay words - set 2
ey words This list contains British English spellings
ei words This list contains American English spellings
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