noun pi·quero \pēˈke(ˌ)rō, pə̇ˈk-\

Definition of piquero



  1. :  any of several gannets of the western coast of America; especially :  a booby of this region

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Origin and Etymology of piquero

American Spanish, from Spanish, pikeman, from pica pike (from picar to prick, pierce, from—assumed—Vulgar Latin piccare) + -ero -er — more at pike

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