noun \kō-ˈkē\

Definition of COQUI

:  a small chiefly nocturnal arboreal frog (Eleutherodactylus coqui) native to Puerto Rico that has a high-pitched call and has been introduced into Hawaii and southern Florida

Origin of COQUI

American Spanish coquí
First Known Use: circa 1903


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