piquero

noun
pi·​quero | \ pēˈke(ˌ)rō, pə̇ˈk- \
plural -s

Definition of piquero

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

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History and Etymology for piquero

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

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“Piquero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piquero. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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