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Meaning of COYPU

Pronunciation:  'koypoo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver; bred for its fur
 

COYPU is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Myocastor coypus, nutria
 
 See Also: genus Myocastor, gnawer, gnawing animal, Myocastor, rodent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Coy"pu\ (koi"p??), n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.)
A South American rodent ({Myopotamus coypus}), allied to the
beaver. It produces a valuable fur called nutria. [Written
also {coypou}.]

 

 

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