n.1.(Zool.) 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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Reports reaching Manila said the boy, identified as Jeck Ian Carillo, was fishing with his friends by the side of a river last Sunday afternoon in Olang village in Maria town, when he caught a lizard fish, locally called "tuko-tuko."