Definition of terutero
: a South American lapwing (Belonopterus chilensis cayennensis) similar to the common lapwing but having a short hind toe and a spur on the bend of the wing
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of terutero
Spanish, from Guarani teruteru, of imitative origin
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up terutero? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).