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jocko

[ jok-oh ]
/ ˈdʒɒk oʊ /
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noun, plural jock·os.

a chimpanzee.
any monkey.

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Origin of jocko

1840–50; <French, Buffon's shortening of enjocko (taking en- as an article) < a word in Mpongwe, Bantu language of Gabon

Definition for jocko (2 of 2)

Jocko
[ jok-oh ]
/ ˈdʒɒk oʊ /

noun

a male given name, form of Jock.
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British Dictionary definitions for jocko

jocko
/ (ˈdʒɒkəʊ) /

noun plural -os

a W African name for chimpanzee

Word Origin for jocko

C19: from French, based on Bantu ngeko
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