noun va·qui·ta \väˈkētə\

Definition of vaquita



  1. :  a West Indian weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus) of which the larvae feed on the roots especially of trees and the adults on the leaves

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Origin and Etymology of vaquita

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish vaca cow, from Latin vacca — more at vaccine

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to cast off or become cast off

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