hutia


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hutia

(huːˈtɪə)
n
(Animals) any of the fairly large rat-like rodents of the family Capromyidae native to Cuba, the West Indies and northern South America
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B HUTIA argued that having more levels of competition will deepen the player pool in the country.
SATURDAY'S SOLUTION: arty; author; AUTHORITY; auto; hart; hotty; hurt; hutia; iota; oath; oaty; ratio; ratty; riot; rota; roti; rout; ruth; rutty; ryot; tahr; taro; tarot; tart; tarty; taut; that; thirty; thoria; thou; throat; throaty; thuya; tort; tour; tout; trait; tray; trio; trot; troth; trout; troy; truth; tryout; tutor; tyro; youth; yurt.
2012: Population history of the Hispaniolan hutia Plagiodontia aedium (Rodentia: Capromyidae): testing the model of ancient differentiation on a geographically complex Caribbean island.
Guantanamo is also home to the hutia, known to base personnel as the banana rat.