jacutinga

noun jac·u·tin·ga \ˌjakyəˈtiŋgə\

Definition of jacutinga

plural

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  1. 1 :  a South American guan (Pipile jacutinga)

  2. 2 [Portuguese, from Jacutinga, village in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, its locality] :  a hematitic iron ore that occurs in Brazil and is characterized by thin bedding or lamination

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Origin and Etymology of jacutinga

Portuguese, from Tupi, literally, white jacu


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