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Origin of cuckoo

1200鈥50; Middle English cuc(c)u, cuccuk(e) (imitative); compare Latin cuc奴lus,French coucou,German Kuckuk,Dutch koekoek,Modern Greek ko没ko
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British Dictionary definitions for cuckoo

Word Origin for cuckoo

C13: from Old French cucu, of imitative origin; related to German kuckuck, Latin cuc奴lus, Greek kokkux
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Other Idioms and Phrases with cuckoo

cuckoo

see cloud-cuckoo land.

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