coucou

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

coucou (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of coo-coo (Barbadian food)

French[edit]

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coucou

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cucu; onomatopoeic derivative of the call of the cuckoo (bird), coucou, or from Latin cuculus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ku.ku/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -u

Interjection[edit]

coucou

  1. (colloquial) hiya, hey; an informal greeting

Noun[edit]

coucou m (plural coucous)

  1. cuckoo (the bird)
  2. cuckoo (the cry of the bird)
  3. cuckoo clock
  4. cowslip (flower)
  5. (informal) old plane; old crate; rust bucket; any old vehicle, especially one that is rickety

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cucu, from Latin cucūlus.

Noun[edit]

coucou m (plural coucous)

  1. (Jersey) cuckoo
  2. (Jersey) striped wrasse