Definition of Hutias
1. hutia [n] - See also: hutia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hutias
Literary usage of Hutias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Cuba by Willis Fletcher Johnson (1920)
"The hutias are arboreal rodents. Those of the mountains rear their little families among the boulders ... hutias are sometimes kept as pets in the country. ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"The only hunt that I was able to make for " hutias " was in patches of forest ... I was told that hutias were common about Daiquiri and the natives thought ..."
3. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"The nearest relative of the hutias appears to be the South American coypu, but the group seems also to show affinities with the porcupines. ..."
4. The Cruise of the Tomas Barrera: The Narrative of a Scientific Expedition to by John Brooks Henderson (1916)
"The hutias are all arboreal rodents, but those of the mountains rear their little ... In the native peasant houses one often sees tamed hutias kept as pets. ..."
5. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"... period of isolated evolution, arid a couple of chinchillas—the hutias of the larger islands, the (extinct) ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1919)
"They also have come from South America, but from the eastward, in the late Miocene or Pliocene. (fc) hutias, including an eastern and a western group (but ..."