acouchi

acouchy

noun plural -chis or -chies
  1. 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

Word Origin for acouchi

C19: via French from a native name in Guiana
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