al·​a·​mi·​qui | \ ˌa-lə-mə-ˈkē \
plural -s

Definition of alamiqui

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

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First Known Use of alamiqui

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alamiqui

American Spanish almiquí

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“Alamiqui.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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