gundi

[ guhn-dee ]
/ ˈgʌn di /

noun, plural gun·dis.

either of two small desert rodents, Ctenodactylus gundi or C. vali, of northern Africa, living in dry, rocky areas and characterized by comblike bristles on the hind feet.

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Origin of gundi

From dialectal Arabic
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Example sentences from the Web for gundi

  • The first division, on the right, advanced against the large walled village of Gundi, which was strongly held by the enemy.

    For Name and Fame|G. A. Henty
  • Daun gundi or tabung bru (Nepenthes destillatoria) can scarcely be termed a flower, but is a very extraordinary climbing plant.

    The History of Sumatra|William Marsden