tuco–tuco

noun tu·co–tu·co \ˈtü(ˌ)kōˈtü(ˌ)kō\
variants: less commonly

tucu–tucu

\-kü...kü\

Definition of tuco–tuco

plural

-s

  1. :  any of various South American hystricomorph burrowing rodents comprising the genus Ctenomys and resembling the North American pocket gophers but lacking cheek pouches

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Origin and Etymology of tuco–tuco

American Spanish tucutuco, imitative of its cry


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