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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus or Ancient Greek κόκκυξ (kókkux).

NounEdit

cuco m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo
  2. sandman

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cuco, from Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus or Ancient Greek κόκκυξ (kókkux).

NounEdit

cuco m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo (the bird)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic; or from Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus or Ancient Greek κόκκυξ (kókkux).

NounEdit

cuco m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo
  2. sandman

Etymology 2Edit

From Portuguese côco, see more at Spanish Wikipedia.

NounEdit

cuco m (plural cucos, feminine cuca, feminine plural cucas)

  1. bogeyman (ghost or monster to scare children)
    Synonyms: coco, cuca, cucuy

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus or Ancient Greek κόκκυξ (kókkux).

NounEdit

cuco m (plural cuchi)

  1. cuckoo