Myopotamus coypus
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}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • nutria — 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}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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