agouti agouti

Definition(s):

  • (n) agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food

Usage(s):

  1. The agouti doe which was to contribute the ova was first allowed to mate with a sterile buck.
  2. The spirited, assertive Somali is a long-haired Abyssinian with agouti coloringeach hair is individually striped with brown or black.

News

  • West Africa's Ebola outbreak prompts changes in I.Coast cuisine

    Bouaké (Ivory Coast) (AFP) - West Africa's first outbreak of Ebola fever is bad news for gourmets in Ivory Coast, but brings respite from the hunter to species sought out for tasty meat but feared to carry the disease. Hunters and restaurant owners in the central Ivorian town of Bouake are upset that clients have begun to steer clear of the strong taste of the agouti, a beast with a long snout ...
    on April 20, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

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