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agouti


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.) 
  A  rodent  of  the  genus  {Dasyprocta},  about  the  size  of  a 
  rabbit,  peculiar  to  South  America  and  the  West  Indies.  The 
  most  common  species  is  the  {Dasyprocta  agouti}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agouti 
  n  :  agile  long-legged  rabbit-sized  rodent  of  Central  and  South 
  America  and  West  Indies;  valued  as  food  [syn:  {Dasyprocta 
  aguti}] 




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