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Definition of the noun agouti

What does agouti mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agoutis

  1. agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of agouti: Dasyprocta aguti
    • more generic words: gnawer / rodent = relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
    • member of: Dasyprocta / genus Dasyprocta = type genus of the Dasyproctidae: agoutis

Alternative definition of the noun agouti

noun

  1. A rodent similar in appearance to a guinea pig but having longer legs.
  2. A fur containing a pattern of pigmentation in which individual hairs have several bands of light and dark pigment with black tips; any of several genes responsible for this pigmentation

Explanation

  1. Agouti is a type of fur coloration in which each hair displays alternating bands of dark and light pigmentation. Agouti fur is the wild-type pigmentation for many domesticated mammals.
  2. Agouti is a zoo exhibit.

Phrases with Agouti

Phrases starting with the word Agouti:

  1. Agouti paca
  2. Agouti taczanowskii

Phrases ending with the word Agouti:

  1. Black Agouti
  2. Coiban Agouti
  3. Azara's Agouti
  4. Crested Agouti
  5. Mexican Agouti
  6. Orinoco Agouti
  7. Red-Rumped Agouti
  8. Black-Rumped Agouti
  9. Kalinowski's Agouti
  10. Roatán Island Agouti
  11. Central American Agouti

Other phrases containing the word Agouti:

  1. species Agouti paca
  2. species Agouti taczanowskii

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agouti

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Google previewJournal and remarks, 1832-1836. By Charles Darwin. (Part of maps in pockets) (1839)

by Philip Parker King, Charles Darwin

The Agouti is a true friend to the desert ; it is a common feature ...

Google previewSiberian Huskies For Dummies (2011)

by Diane Morgan

An agouti is a tropical South American rodent, about the size of a rabbit. It has barred hairs, resulting in distinctive alternating light and dark bands.) For some reason, the agouti color is seen more often in racing lines than in other Siberians.

Google previewThe Voyage of the Beagle (1996)

by Charles Darwin

The agouti is a true friend of the desert; it is a common feature in the landscape to see two or three hopping quickly one after the other in a straight line across these wild plains. They are found as far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (lat. 37° 30') ...

Google previewStop What You’re Doing and Read…Books That Changed the World: The Origin of Species & The Communist Manifesto (2012)

by Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

The Agouti is a true friend of the desert; it is a common feature in the landscape to see two or three hopping quickly one after the other in a straight line across these wild plains. They are found as far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (lat. 37° 30') ...

Google previewObesity: Pathology and Therapy (2012)

by Dean H. Lockwood, Thomas G. Heffner

Agouti is a coat color gene in the mouse for which there are multiple alleles including several (e.g., A' and A") that are dominant and result in massive obesity. For a review see SIRACUSA (1994). This gene was originally cloned by BULTMAN ...

Google previewMorocco Footprint Handbook (2012)

by Julius Honnor

Tabant to Agouti is an easy 8-km walk ...

Google previewNarrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle (1839)

Between the Years 1826 and 1836 ... by Philip Parker King, Sir Francis Darwin, Robert Fitzroy, Charles Darwin

The Agouti is a true friend to the desert; it is a common feature ...

Google previewJournal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World (1846)

Under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. by Charles Darwin

The Agouti is a true friend of the desert ; it is a common feature in the landscape to see two or three hopping quickly one after the other in a straight line across these wild plains. They are found as far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (lat. 37° 30 ') ...

Google previewJournal of Researches Into the Geology and Natural History of the Varoius Countries Visited by H.M.S. Beagle, Under the Command of Captain Fitzroy from 1832 to 1836 by Charles Darwin (1840)

by Charles Darwin

The Agouti is a true friend to the desert; it is a common feature ...

Google previewA Naturalist's Voyage (1889)

Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. 'Beagle' Round the World, Under the Command of Capt. Fitzroy. 20th Thousand. With Portrait by Charles Darwin

The agouti is a true friend of the desert ; it is a common feature in the landscape to see two or three hopping quickly one after the other in a straight line across these wild plains. They are found as far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (lat. 37° 30 ') ...

Google previewA Naturalist's Voyage Round the World (2016)

the Evolution by Charles Darwin

The Agouti is a true friend of the desert; it is a common feature of the landscape to see two or three hopping quickly one after the other in a straight line across these wild plains. They are found as far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (lat. 37° 30') ...

Google previewDelphi Complete Works of Charles Darwin (Illustrated) (2015)

by Charles Darwin

The Agouti is a true friend of the desert; it is a common feature of the landscape to see two or three hopping quickly one after the other in a straight line across these wild plains. They are found as far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (lat. 37 degs.

Google previewBrehm's Life of Animals (1895)

A Complete Natural History for Popular Home Instruction and for the Use of Schools : Volume I.-Mammalia by Alfred Edmund Brehm

If, however, the Agouti perceives its pursuers in good time, it makes off immediately, and its agility and speed soon put it out of the reach of danger. Characteristics, The Agouti is an inoffensive, timid Food, etc.,_of the little animal surrounded by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)

by James M. Rippe

The Agouti Mouse Model: Surveying Epigenetic Modifications To study ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Mountain paca Agouti taczanomku Gray agouti Dasyprocra futtqinosa Prominent incisors and strong front legs uwd (or digging tunnels. FACT FILE Paca This solitary creature spends the day in a shallow burrow It is hunted for its meat and as ...

Google previewThe National Encyclopedia of Reference (1915)

Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal

Agouti. as the Villa Borghese, the Palazzo Bartolini, etc. ; born 1460; died 1543. ASill—Moore's Hindu Pantheon.

The common agouti, or yellow- rumped cavy (D. agouti), is of the size of a rabAgra Agricola bit. It burrows in the ...

Google previewWINSTON'S CUMULATIVE LOOSE-LEAF ENCYCLOPEDIA (1921)

Agouti. as the Villa Borghese, the Palazzo Barto- lini, etc. ; born 1460 ; died 1543. Agnl— Moore'n Hindu Pantheon.

The common agouti, or yellow- rumped cavy (D. agouti), is of the size of a rab- Agra Agricola bit. It burrows in the ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The agouti is of nearly the size of a large hare, and like that animal, has its hind legs longer than the fore, but not so disproportionately, for which reason it stands more erect. The common agouti, D. aguti, measures about 1 foot 8 inches in ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

long agouti Central American rodent (Dasyprocta spp.) that has given its name to a grey flecked coat coloration in mice caused by alternate light and dark bands on individual ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

agouti 1. A Central American rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, related to guinea pigs. 2. A coat colour in mice in which there are alternate light ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

agouti mouse A genetically obese mouse; the agouti gene is normally expressed only ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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