fi·​co ˈfē-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce fico (audio)
plural ficoes

Word History


obsolete fico, obscene gesture of contempt, modification of Italian fica fig, vulva, gesture of contempt, from Vulgar Latin *fica fig — more at fig

First Known Use

1585, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fico was in 1585

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Cite this Entry

“Fico.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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