cui-ui

[kwee-wee]

noun

a freshwater sucker, Chasmistes cujus, of Nevada, having a thin-lipped mouth.

Nearby words

  1. cuffs,
  2. cufic,
  3. cui,
  4. cui bono,
  5. cui, césar antonovich,
  6. cuiabá,
  7. cuir-bouilli,
  8. cuirass,
  9. cuirassier,
  10. cuirie

Origin of cui-ui

1875–80, Americanism; < Northern Paiute kuyui

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