cuco

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus.

Noun[edit]

cuco m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo
  2. sandman

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus.

Noun[edit]

cuco m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo (the bird)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoetic; see also Late Latin cucus, Ancient Greek κόκκυξ.

Noun[edit]

cuco m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo
  2. sandman

Etymology 2[edit]

From Portuguese côco

Noun[edit]

cuco m (plural cucos, feminine cuca)

  1. bogeyman (ghost or monster to scare children)

Synonyms[edit]