douroucouli

noun
dou·​rou·​cou·​li | \ ˌdu̇r-ə-ˈkü-lē How to pronounce douroucouli (audio) \

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First Known Use of douroucouli

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for douroucouli

French, from an unidentified American Indian language of Venezuela

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“Douroucouli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/douroucouli. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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