Cuniculus paca
paca pa"ca (Pg. p[aum]"k[.a]; E. p[=a]"k[.a]), n. [Pg., from the native name.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Agouti paca} syn. {Cuniculus paca}, formerly {C[oe]logenys paca}), having blackish brown fur, with four parallel rows of white spots along its sides; the spotted cavy. It is closely allied to the agouti and the Guinea pig and is highly esteemed as food. [1913 Webster]

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  • paca — pa ca (Pg. p[aum] k[.a]; E. p[=a] k[.a]), n. [Pg., from the native name.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Agouti paca} syn. {Cuniculus paca}, formerly {C[oe]logenys paca}), having blackish brown fur, with four parallel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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