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- n. the acouchi
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small species of agouti (Dasyprocta acouchy).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An animal belonging to the genus Dasyprocta, family Dasyproctidæ, of the hystricine series of the order Rodentia; the olive agouti or Surinam rat, Dasyprocta acouchy, inhabiting Guiana and some of the West India islands. It is related to the cavies, or guinea-pig family. See agouti and Dasyproctidæ. Also spelled acouchi and acuchi.
French acouchi, from the native name in Guiana. (Wiktionary)