cui-ui

noun

ˈkwēˌwē
plural -s
: an endangered sucker (Chasmistes cujus) of the family Catostomidae that is found only in Pyramid lake and the Truckee river, Nevada

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Etymology

Northern Paiute kuyui

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“Cui-ui.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cui-ui. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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