Tuko-tuko

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tuko-tuko (Zoöl) A burrowing South American rodent (Ctenomys Braziliensis). It has small eyes and ears and a short tail. It resembles the pocket gopher in size, form, and habits, but is more nearly allied to the porcupines.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the native name

Usage

In literature:

Cloth (material) = tuko.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
You have guessed aright, Tuko.
"The Childhood of King Erik Menved" by Bernhard Severin Ingemann
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In news:

This trio (from Rancho Cucamonga, California) got a break when primary songwriter Tuko Proby e-mailed R&B star Raphael Saadiq with a link to the band's website, and he promptly hired them to open for him on a 2009 tour.
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