noun cu·cu·jo \-ü(ˌ)yō, -ü(ˌ)jō\

Definition of cucujo



  1. :  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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a brief usually trivial fact

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