plural -s
: a furry long-snouted Cuban insectivore (Solenodon cubanus) related to the tenrecs
also : a closely related Haitian form

Word History


American Spanish almiquí

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alamiqui was in 1910

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“Alamiqui.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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