- a chimpanzee.
- any monkey.
Origin of jocko
1840–50; < French, Buffon's shortening of enjocko (taking en- as an article) < a word in Mpongwe, Bantu language of Gabon
- a male given name, form of Jock.
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Examples from the Web for jocko
Jocko liked to leap from tree to tree, and run about over miles of woodland.
So at last Jocko had a good time, and forgot about the woods.
Jocko and I were lost in the fog, and we didn't get at all near Connolly's.Terry
There's a story in our reader about Jocko, and I happened to think of it.The Lilac Lady
Ruth Alberta Brown
Jocko is affectionate now, but there will be something doing in a few minutes.Side Show Studies
- a W African name for chimpanzee
C19: from French, based on Bantu ngeko
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