Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of grasscutter.

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Examples

  • Because the rabbits and grasscutters are cute, it's easy to get children and teenagers interested in them, according to Ekow Martin, one of the members of NAGRAFA.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Working With the Root

  • The group is made up of about 40 active members -- both men and women -- who have been working together to find better ways to raise grasscutters and rabbits on a small-scale.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Working With the Root

  • And like other livestock such as cattle and goats, grasscutters and rabbits are like walking credit cards, giving families the opportunity to sell them to pay for school fees or medicine, or eat them.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Working With the Root

  • Ms. Edjah also says that raising grasscutters and rabbits helps "bring the family together" and "keeps the children at home."

    Danielle Nierenberg: Working With the Root

  • And, Mary Edjah, another NASGRAFA farmer says that "we need more hands" to help raise rabbits and grasscutters.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Working With the Root

  • But many poor farmers in Ghana use slash and burn methods on grasslands to provide short term nutrients to the soil, as well as to drive out grasscutters and sell their meat, which is considered a delicacy.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Working With the Root

  • Soft-spoken and chuckling at times, Obasanjo talked about his hobby farm, which raises chickens, ostriches, emus and grasscutters - forest rodents widely considered a delicacy in West Africa.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Antelope and deer, for instance, browse tree leaves; capybara and grasscutters eat reeds.

    Chapter 3

  • In addition, species such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and grasscutters digest fibrous matter with surprising efficiency, even though they are not true ruminants like cattle, sheep, and goats.

    Chapter 3

  • In Ivory Coast and southern Guinea, for instance, grasscutters are found (and hunted) throughout the savanna zones.

    15 Agouti

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