Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Chinchillidae: Caviidae, viscachas
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|Noun||1.||family Chinchillidae - small bushy-tailed South American burrowing rodents|
mammal family - a family of mammals
Hystricomorpha, suborder Hystricomorpha - an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.
genus Chinchilla - type genus of the Chinchillidae