[ poo-bli-koh; Spanish poo-vlee-kaw ]
/ ˈpu blɪˌkoʊ; Spanish ˈpu vliˌkɔ /
noun, plural pú·bli·cos [poo-bli-kohz; Spanish poo-vlee-kaws] /ˈpu blɪˌkoʊz; Spanish ˈpu vliˌkɔs/.
(especially in Puerto Rico) a taxi that picks up and discharges passengers along a fixed route.
Origin of público
< American Spanish; Spanish: literally, public
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