Definition of Agouta

1. n. A small insectivorous mammal (Solenodon paradoxus), allied to the moles, found only in Hayti.



Definition of Agouta

1. Noun. (alternative form of agouti) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agouta

1. a rare Haitian mammal that eats insects [n -S]

Medical Definition of Agouta

1. A small insectivorous mammal (Solenodon paradoxus), allied to the moles, found only in Hayti. Origin: Native name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agouta

agood
agora
agorae
agoraphobe
agoraphobes
agoraphobia
agoraphobias
agoraphobic
agoraphobics
agoras
agorot
agoroth
agostic
agouara
agouaras
agouta (current term)
agoutas
agouti
agouties
agoutis
agouty
agpaite
agpaites
agpaitic
agrace
agraced
agracing
agrafe
agrafes
agraff

Literary usage of Agouta

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1. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"The dentition of the agouta would seem to indicate that the creature was insectivorous in its diet, but Mr. Hearne, who possessed one of these animals in a ..."

2. Histoire des Mongols, depuis Tchinguiz-Khan jusqu'à Timour Bey ou Tamerlan by Constantin d' Ohsson (1852)
"Ce chef de horde, nommé agouta, ayant réuni sous ses drapeaux une troupe peu ... agouta fit la conquête de tout l'empire khi- tan, et deux années après sa ..."

3. Des troubadours aux felibres: etudes sur la poesie provencale by Louis Laincel (1862)
"La traduction littérale a'agouta ne serait-elle pas égoutter , d'où elle semble dériver ? N'use -1 - on pas plutôt de cette expression pour l'action ..."

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