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  • n. Plural form of utia.

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Examples

  • There were what they called utias, like a rabbit, much used for food, and twice we had seen an animal the size of a fox hanging from a bough by its tail.

    1492,

  • The Spaniards, beside their bread, had a supply of the flesh of utias, and each his sword and target.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

  • The Adelantado and his officers were conducted to the house of Behechio, where a banquet was served up of utias, a great variety of sea and river fish, with roots and fruits of excellent quality.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

  • The natives had all fled to the mountains; their villages remained empty and desolate; all the provisions of the Spaniards consisted of cassava bread, and such roots and herbs as their Indian allies could gather for them, with now and then a few utias taken with the assistance of their dogs.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

  • It happened one day, however, that several Spaniards, while hunting utias, captured two of the followers of Mayobanex, who were on their way to a distant village in search of bread.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

  • The people also brought utias, large pigeons, bread, and rich fruits; indeed, they and the chief cacique received him with mingled demonstrations of joy and reverence.

    Notable Voyagers From Columbus to Nordenskiold

  • Going on shore, he arrived at some cottages, where, although the inhabitants had fled, great quantities of fish, utias, and iguanas were found, some hung up, others roasting before the fires.

    Notable Voyagers From Columbus to Nordenskiold

  • Leaving ten men to guard the fortress, with a dog to assist them in catching utias, he marched with the rest of his men, about four hundred in number, to Fort Conception, in the abundant country of the Vega.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Volume II)

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