cuccu

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See also: cuccù

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuccu

  1. Alternative form of cokkou

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cucus or cuccus, Latin cuculus. Alternatively from Ancient Greek κουκουβάγια (koukoubágia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkukːʊ/
  • Hyphenation: cùc‧cu

Noun[edit]

cuccu m (plural cucchi)

  1. owl
  2. jinx
  3. (historical, derogatory, communities neighbouring Buscemi) an inhabitant of Buscemi

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