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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. ratlike rodent of the Andes with soft fur and large ears.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as habrocome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes


From New Latin abrocoma, from Ancient Greek ἁβροκόμης (habrokomēs, "with delicate hair"), from ἁβρός (habros) + κόμη (komē, "hair"). (Wiktionary)


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