noun, plural a·gou·tis, a·gou·ties.
Origin of agouti
Examples from the Web for agouti
The material is probably the dung of the Capincha, an animal allied to the guinea-pig and the agouti.Insect Architecture|James Rennie
It is said by the Indians that the jaguar decoys the agouti in the same manner, by counterfeiting his cry.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
It includes the tapir, the agouti, the guinea-pig, and the peccari.Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development|Francis Galton
I have seen it erected on the hairy Ant-eater; and on the Agouti, one of the Rodents.The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals|Charles Darwin
The agouti of South America is the representative of the Dasyproctidæ.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale