What does «jacana» mean in spanish?
- A South American wading bird, up to 25 cm long, that lives in rivers, lagoons and swamps. Scientific name: Jacana jacana. Other common names: gallito, gallito de agua, gallito de laguna, aguapeaso, gallareta.
- Shouts or voices of joy or amusement.
♦ Used in: Dominican Republic
- Name of the tree Lucuma multiflora and its edible fruit. It reaches 10 m in height and its trunk is thick. Its wood is hard and is used in construction and cabinetmaking. It is also known as balatá or sapodilla.
♦ Used in: Puerto Rico