biscacha

burrowing South American rodent

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • biscacha — Viscacha Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biscacha — variant of vizcacha …   Useful english dictionary

  • bizcacha — Viscacha Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lagostomus trichodactylus — Viscacha Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viscacha — Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or yellowish white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vischacha — Viscacha Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vishatscha — Viscacha Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viz-cacha — Viscacha Vis*ca cha, Viz cacha Viz ca cha, n. [Sp.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large burrowing South American rodent ({Lagostomus trichodactylus}) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viscache — [ viskaʃ ] n. f. • viscachos 1765; mot esp., d o. quéchua ♦ Zool. Petit mammifère d Amérique du Sud (rongeurs) appelé lièvre des pampas, à fourrure moins estimée que celle du chinchilla. ● viscache nom féminin (espagnol vizcacha, du quechua) Gros …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Unusual Animals — Over the years, a number of correspondents have written to me, asking for the names of words for weird animals beginning with certain letters of the alphabet, especially those beginning with x, q, and z. Here, finally, is a glossary of 320… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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