Definition of Zyzzyva in English:

Zyzzyva

noun

Zoology
  • A genus of tropical weevils (family Curculionidae) native to South America and typically found on or near palm trees. Also (in form zyzzyva): a weevil of this genus.

Origin

1920s. Of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

Zyzzyva

/ˈzɪzɪvə/