acouchi

acouchy

/ (əˈkuːʃɪ) /

noun plural -chis or -chies

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

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Word Origin for acouchi

C19: via French from a native name in Guiana
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