plural -s
: a South American guan (Pipile jacutinga)
[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

Word History


Portuguese, from Tupi, literally, white jacu

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“Jacutinga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jacutinga. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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