mico

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See also: miço and mico-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish or Portuguese

Noun[edit]

mico (plural micos)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mico.

Noun[edit]

mico m (plural micos)

  1. monkey

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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)

Inflection[edit]

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


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mico m (plural micos)

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

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Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cumanagota.

Noun[edit]

mico m (plural micos)

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

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