chinchilla: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (chin-chil'u), [key]
- a small, South American rodent, Chinchilla laniger, raised for its soft, silvery gray fur: now rare in the wild.
- the fur of this animal.
- something, as a coat or jacket, made of chinchilla fur: a floor-length chinchilla.
- a thick, napped, woolen fabric for coats.
- chinchilla (Thesaurus)