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1. agouti, dasyprocta aguti

agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food

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noun plural -tis or -ties
any hystricomorph rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, of Central and South America and the Caribbean: family Dasyproctidae. Agoutis are agile and long-legged, with hooflike claws, and are valued for their meat
a pattern of fur in certain rodents, characterized by irregular stripes

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nounWord forms: plural aˈgoutis
a rabbit-sized, nocturnal rodent (family Dasyproctidae) with grizzled fur, found in tropical America
: also sp. aˈgouty Word forms: plural aˈgouties

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n. pl. a·go·tis or a·gou·ti
1. Any of several burrowing rodents of the genus Dasyprocta, native to tropical America and having a grizzled dark brown to orange coat.
2. A grizzled coat type in various animals that is produced by alternate bands of light and dark color on each hair shaft.

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