cucujo

noun cu·cu·jo \ -ü(ˌ)yō , -ü(ˌ)jō \

Definition of cucujo

plural -s
:a luminous click beetle (Pyrophorus noctilucus) related to the cucubano and having a similar distribution

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Origin and Etymology of cucujo

modification of Spanish cocuyo, cucuyo, from Taino, from cuyo fire


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