DEGU

Etymology

Noun

degu (plural degus)

Any species of the genus Octodon, especially Octodon degus, a small, caviomorph rodent native to Chile.

Synonyms

• (Octodon degus): brush-tailed rat, trumpet-tailed rat

Anagrams

• Gude

Source: Wiktionary


De"gu, n. Etym: [Native name.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: A small South American rodent (Octodon Cumingii), of the family Octodontidæ.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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