See also: miço and mico-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish or Portuguese

NounEdit

mico (plural micos)

  1. A small South American monkey (Mico melanurus), allied to the marmoset.

Usage notesEdit

  • The name was originally applied to an albino variety.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


CatalanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mico.

NounEdit

mico m (plural micos)

  1. monkey

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active micō, present infinitive micāre, perfect active micuī (no passive)

  1. I vibrate, quiver
  2. I twinkle, glitter
  3. I tremble
  4. I beat (of the pulse)

InflectionEdit

There is a supine mictum, found in Priscian; but it is not in use.


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

mico m (plural micos)

  1. A monkey with a prehensile tail.
  2. A gaffe, a blunder.

See alsoEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • mico-leão
  • mico-leão-dourado

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cumanagota.

NounEdit

mico m (plural micos)

  1. A monkey with a prehensile tail.
  2. (familiar) child
  3. An ugly person.
  4. (Nicaragua) Vulva.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 15:35