koko

1 of 3

noun (1)

ko·​ko
ˈkō(ˌ)kō
plural -s
1
: any of several araceous plants including the taro that are cultivated in tropical western Africa for their starchy edible roots
2
or less commonly kokko
ˈkä(ˌ)kō
[origin unknown] : lebbek

koko

2 of 3

noun (2)

"
plural -s
: tui

Koko

3 of 3

noun (3)

"
plural Koko or Kokos
1
: a group of numerous aboriginal peoples of northern Queensland
2
: a member of any of the Koko peoples

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

probably of Niger-Congo origin; akin to Twi 3ko2 koko

Noun (2)

Maori

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“Koko.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/koko. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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