Dasyprocta agouti
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.) 1. 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}. [1913 Webster]

2. the color of the agouti[1], a grayish-brown of grizzled texture; -- used especially to describe the color of the fur of a strain of mice. Also used attributively. [PJC]


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  • 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.) 1. A rodent of the genus {Dasyprocta}, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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