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tuco-tuco

[too-koh-too-koh] /ˈtu koʊˈtu koʊ/
noun, plural tuco-tucos.
1.
any of several burrowing rodents of the genus Ctenomys, of South America, resembling the pocket gopher.
Origin of tuco-tuco
1825-1835
1825-35; < American Spanish tucotuco, imitative of its cry
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tucotuco

/ˌtuːkəʊˈtuːkəʊ/
noun
1.
any of various colonial burrowing South American hystricomorph rodents of the genus Ctenomys, having long-clawed feet and a stocky body: family Ctenomyidae
Word Origin
C19: of South American Indian origin
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