Ctenomys Braziliensis
Tuko-tuko Tu"ko-tu*ko, n. [From the native name .] (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing South American rodent ({Ctenomys Braziliensis}). It has small eyes and ears and a short tail. It resembles the pocket gopher in size, form, and habits, but is more nearly allied to the porcupines. [Written also {tucu-tuco}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Tuko-tuko — Tu ko tu*ko, n. [From the native name .] (Zo[ o]l.) A burrowing South American rodent ({Ctenomys Braziliensis}). It has small eyes and ears and a short tail. It resembles the pocket gopher in size, form, and habits, but is more nearly allied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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