coqui

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noun co·qui \kō-ˈkē\

Definition of coqui

  1. :  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 and Etymology of coqui

American Spanish coquí


First Known Use: circa 1903


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