cuckoopint

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noun cuck·oo·pint \ˈkü-(ˌ)kü-ˌpint, ˈku̇-\

Definition of cuckoopint

  1. :  a European arum (Arum maculatum) with erect spathe and short purple spadix

Origin and Etymology of cuckoopint

Middle English cuccupintel, from cuccu + pintel pintle


First Known Use: 1551


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