puca

or poo·ka

[ poo-kuh ]
/ ˈpu kə /
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noun

(in folklore) an Irish spirit, mischievous but not malevolent, corresponding to the English Puck.

Nearby words

  1. puborectal muscle,
  2. pubovaginal muscle,
  3. pubovesical,
  4. pubovesical muscle,
  5. puc,
  6. pucallpa,
  7. puccini,
  8. puccini, giacomo,
  9. puccoon,
  10. puce

Origin of puca

< Irish púca; see Puck

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