Meaning of capybara

cap•y•ba•ra

Pronunciation: (kap"u-bär'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a South American tailless rodent, Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris, living along the banks of rivers and lakes, having partly webbed feet: the largest living rodent.
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