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