Meaning of viscacha

vis•ca•cha

Pronunciation: (vi-skä'chu), [key]
— n.
  1. a burrowing rodent, Lagostomus maximus, about the size of a groundhog, inhabiting the pampas of Paraguay and Argentina, allied to the chinchilla.
  2. Also calleda related rodent of the genus Lagidium, of the Andes, about the size of a squirrel, having rabbitlike ears and a squirrellike tail.
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