lucecú

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1750. From luz +‎ en +‎ cu, "light-in-butt".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [luθeˈku], (western) [luseˈku]

Noun[edit]

lucecú m (plural lucecús)

  1. glowworm
    Synonym: vagalume

References[edit]

  • lucecú” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • luz” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lucecú” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • lucecú” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.