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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coypu  \Coy"pu\  (koi"p??),  n.  [Native  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  South  American  rodent  ({Myopotamus  coypus}),  allied  to  the 
  beaver.  It  produces  a  valuable  fur  called  nutria.  [Written 
  also  {coypou}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coypu 
  n  :  aquatic  South  American  rodent  resembling  a  small  beaver; 
  bred  for  its  fur  [syn:  {nutria},  {Myocastor  coypus}] 




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