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Definition of the noun coypu

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noun - plural: coypus

  1. aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver; bred for its fur

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The Coypu is a class of small sailing dinghy. It is a highly stable boat, suitable for beginners, and is normally sailed by two people, although three can be accommodated comfortably.

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Google previewHound Dog Days (2013)

One Dog and his Man: a Story of North Country Life and Canine Contentment by Harry Pearson

Andthe coypu is a native ofthe Amazon rainforest. Itdies when it gets cold. The grey squirrel has no such problems with theBritish climate.

Google previewSwamp Rat (2017)

The Story of Dixie's Nutria Invasion by Theodore G. Manno

Chapter 1 An Unnatural History The coypu is a native of Chil[e].... It is one of the aquatic animals, though it does not live so constantly in the water as the beaver. .. . It is of moderate size, averaging two feet in length from the nose to the root of ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Animal Atlas (2017)

by DK

Coypu Sometimes mistaken for d beqver, the coypu is a water-loving rodent that can get up to 3 ft (1 m) long. Also called the "nutrid," it lives in riverside burrows and eqts plants. The greaterrhea can reach - 4%ft (1.4 m) tall. It can't A fly but it ...

Google previewUnderstanding Wetlands (2004)

Fen, Bog and Marsh by S. M. Haslam

The coypu is a pest partly because it eats crops from farmland, partly because it burrows into banks, damaging them, but mostly because of the vast amounts of reedswamp plants it eats. Phragmites and Cladium populations, and, worse, those ...

Google previewBiological invaders in inland waters: Profiles, distribution, and threats (2007)

by Francesca Gherardi

THE SPECIES The coypu is a rodent native to South America that has been imported for fur farming to Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America (Lever 1985, Carter and Leonard 2002). Individuals escaped from the farms or released into the ...

Google previewBrehm's Life of Animals (1896)

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

The Coypu is an excellent swimmer, but an indifferent diver. On dry land its gait is very slow, for its legs are so short as to allow the abdomen to nearly drag on the ground; the animal therefore proceeds by land only when it is crossing the ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

COYPU ( Myopotamus coypu), carrying young. 2. BEAVER (Castor canadensls) and house . 3. MUSKRAT (Fiber zlbethlcus), and winter lodge. BEAVER, COYPU AND MUSKRAT ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

H- Coypu, Geoff. ; Mus Coypu t, Gmel. ; Molina's y*~w~mm/ Coypu. Is the largest of the genus, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

coypu (Myocaster coypu) See CAPROMYIDAE. crabeating fox (Cerdocyon thous) See CANIDAE. crab plover ( Dromas ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

Coypu. A Rodent quadruped; themt/opo- tamus of zoologists. [Nutria.] Crab. [Cancer.] Crab. A machine for raising weights, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Coypu, Geoff.; Mus Coypus, Gmel. ; Molina's Coypu. Is the largest of the genus , being about twentyone inches in...

l'Hydromis a ventre jaune; Yellow-bellied Coypu. About half the size of the last species; the back ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Coypu, Geoff.; Mus Coypus, Gmel.; Molina* v»y>»/ Coypu. Is the largest of the genus, being about twenty- one inches in ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

The coypu is much hunted for its flesh and fur. The latter is best known under the Coypu (ilyopotumiu coypu). Spanish name of Nutria, and forms an important article of commerce. Cozens John Robert, water-colour painter, was born in England ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia americana (1904)

a general dictionary of the arts and sciences, literature, history, biography, geography, etc., of the world; editor-in-chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... managing editor, Forrest Morgan ... assistant editors, Nathan Haskell Dole ... Edward Thomas Roe ... Thomas Campbell Copeland ... by Frederick Converse Beach, Forrest Morgan, George Edwin Rines, Nathan Haskell Dole, E. T. Roe, Thomas Campbell Copeland

Families: Octodontida, containing the coypu ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

coypu n coypu or -pus a S American rodent similar to a beaver, bred for its fur. [From a S American Indian language] CPO abbrev Chief Petty Officer. CPU abbrev (comput) central processing unit. Cr symbol (chem) chromium. crab ...

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Coypu Meaning

Video shows what coypu means. A large, crepuscular, semiaquatic rodent (Myocastor coypus) resembling a large rat, having bright orange-yellow incisors, ...

Scrabble value of C3O1Y4P3U1

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of COYPU

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  • POUCY

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