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Definition of the noun viscacha

What does viscacha mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: viscachas

  1. gregarious burrowing rodent larger than the chinchillas

Alternative definition of the noun viscacha


  1. A rodent native to the Andes Mountains of South America, in the chinchilla family Chinchillidae.

Phrases with viscacha

Phrase starting with the word viscacha:

  1. Viscacha Rat

Phrases ending with the word viscacha:

  1. mountain viscacha
  2. Peruvian Plains Viscacha
  3. Argentine Plains Viscacha
  4. Southern Moutain Viscacha
  5. Northern Mountain Viscacha
  6. Wolffsohn's Mountain Viscacha

Other phrases containing the word viscacha:

  1. Red Viscacha-Rat
  2. Golden Viscacha-Rat
  3. Chalchalero Viscacha-Rat

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for viscacha

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Google previewYuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes (1977)

Viscacha“ 5320m (53l2m l8h) A viscacha is a rodent related to the chinchilla and lives in rocky talus areas. lt resembles the European hare, but has a long tail. Double rock summits on the end of the ridge N from Nev. Santa Cruz Norte, rising ...

Google previewBrehm's Life of animals

by A.E. Brehm

The Viscacha is the sole representative of its family east of the Andes; it is at present a native of the' pampas 0r vast grassy plains, ranging from Buenos Ayres to Patagonia. Before the general cultivation of the ground in that country it was also ...

Google previewThe Weekly Visitor (1835)

The viscacha is an animal of the rodent order, (rodentia,) which comprises ...

Google previewThe Visitor (1835)

Or, Monthly Instructor

The viscacha is an animal of the rodent order, (rodentia,) which comprises ...

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2009)

by DK Publishing

Location Western South America With its soft, woolly coat and large ears, the viscacha looks a bit like a rabbit, but it is related to the chinchilla. It lives in groups ofabout 50 animals ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians (2013)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Viscacha Frog, Oven Frog] The English vernacular...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Two related animals (Lagidium peruanum and Lagos- tomus trichodactylits, the Viscacha) form along with the true chinchilla the small family Chin- chillidae in the porcupine section of the Rodent order. All the three are somewhat squirrel- like ...

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

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

VISCACHA broken the next year, with the connivance of the Roman senate, by the consul Q. Servilius Ccepio, who invaded Lusitania, and bribed 3 envoys of Viriathus, sent to negotiate for peace, to murder him. The Lusitanians, under a new ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Trichomonas faecalis Trichomonas gallinarum Trichomonas hominis Trichomonas minuta Tadpole Dog Goat Guinea pig Rabbit Cat Man Meadow Inouse Mouse Viscacha Ruffed grouse Falcon Monkey Man Guinea pig Prairie dog Chicken ...

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Small photo of viscachaSmall photo of Andean animal viscacha (Lagidium peruanum)Small photo of Bolivia, Potosi Departmant, Nor Lipez Province, Viscacha(Lagidium viscacia) in the Valle de las Rocas(Rocks Valley).Small photo of Southern viscacha (Lagidium viscacia) sunbathingSmall photo of Viscacha, lagostomus maximus, family of the chinchillas, southern BoliviaSmall photo of  Plains viscacha, Altiplano Plateau, BoliviaSmall photo of Southern Viscacha or Vizcacha (Lagidium Viscacia) in Siloli Desert - Bolivia, South America More...

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Viscacha Meaning

Video shows what viscacha means. Any of the several South American rodents, native to the Andes, of the genera Lagidium and Lagostomus, within family ...

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Scrabble value of V4I1S1C3A1C3H4A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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