tok-tokkie

noun
tok-tok·​kie
variants: or less commonly toktokje \ ˈtäkˌtäkē \
plural -s

Definition of tok-tokkie

: any of several African beetles of the genus Psammodes (family Tenebrionidae)

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History and Etymology for tok-tokkie

Afrikaans toktokkie (formerly spelled toktokje), of imitative origin

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“Tok-tokkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tok-tokkie. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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