agouty

agouty
n. type of rodent belonging to the Guinea-pig family (native to tropical America)

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  • Agouty — Agouti A*gou ti, Agouty A*gou ty ([.a]*g[=oo] t[i^]), n. [F. agouti, acouti, Sp. aguti, fr. native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A rodent of the genus {Dasyprocta}, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agouty — /euh gooh tee/, n., pl. agouties. agouti. * * * …   Universalium

  • agouty — agou·ty …   English syllables

  • agouty — noun see agouti I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agouti — A*gou ti, Agouty A*gou ty ([.a]*g[=oo] t[i^]), n. [F. agouti, acouti, Sp. aguti, fr. native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A rodent of the genus {Dasyprocta}, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dasyprocta agouti — Agouti A*gou ti, Agouty A*gou ty ([.a]*g[=oo] t[i^]), n. [F. agouti, acouti, Sp. aguti, fr. native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A rodent of the genus {Dasyprocta}, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puriscal — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cantón de Puriscal Cantón de Costa Rica …   Wikipedia Español

  • agouti — /əˈguti/ (say uh goohtee) noun (plural agoutis or agouties) 1. any of several short haired, short eared, rabbit like rodents of the genus Dasyprocta, of South and Central America and the West Indies, destructive to sugar cane. 2. an irregularly… …  

  • agouti — n. pl. agouties [ə go͞ot′ē] n. agoutis [Fr (? via Sp agutí) < Tupí Guaraní akutí] a rabbit sized, nocturnal rodent (family Dasyproctidae) with grizzled fur, found in tropical America: also sp. agouty n. agouties …   English World dictionary

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