plural -s
: a tropical American nighthawk (Nyctidromus albicollis) the dried and ground bones of which are highly esteemed in parts of its range as a love potion

called also pauraque

Word History


modification of American Spanish cuyeo

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“Cuiejo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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