courlan

[ koo r-luh n ]
/ ˈkʊər lən /

noun

the limpkin.

Origin of courlan

< French courlan < Carib; akin to Galibi kurliri
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courlan
/ (ˈkʊələn) /

noun

another name for limpkin

Word Origin for courlan

C19: from French, variant of courliri, from Galibi kurliri
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