jararacussu

noun ja·ra·ra·cus·su
variants: or jararacucu \ˌzharəˌräkəˈsü\

Definition of jararacussu

plural -s
: a venomous pit viper (Bothrops jararacussu) of Brazil that is related to the fer-de-lance

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Origin and Etymology of jararacussu

Portuguese jararacuçu, jararacuçú, from Tupi jararaca wassu & Guarani yararaca wassu, literally, big jararaca


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