acouchi


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acouchi

(əˈkuːʃɪ) or

acouchy

n, pl -chis or -chies
(Animals) any of several South American rodents of the genus Myoprocta, closely related to the agoutis but much smaller, with a white-tipped tail: family Dasyproctidae
[C19: via French from a native name in Guiana]
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Histological and biochemical studies on the ovary and of progesterone levels in the systemic blood of the green acouchi (Myoprocta pratti).
And in August, three pygmy marmosets and two acouchi rodents vanished.