noun, plural ca·vies.
Origin of cavy
Examples from the Web for cavy
Historical Examples of cavy
The tools used are made of the incisor teeth of the paca and cavy.The Western World
This is one of the most common troubles that a Cavy raiser has to contend with.The Raising and Care of Guinea Pigs
A. C. Smith
The nest was of dry grass and lined with the fur of the cavy.Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2)
P. L. Sclater
A few guanaco and ostriches, a sprinkling of cavy, and many pampa foxes seemed to eke out an existence there.
The residents of Colohuapi informed me that the place formed the southern limit of the distribution of the cavy.