Definition of Mountain viscacha

1. Noun. A rodent native to the mountains of Chile and Peru and now bred in captivity.

Exact synonyms: Mountain Chinchilla
Generic synonyms: Gnawer, Rodent
Group relationships: Genus Lagidium, Lagidium



Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Viscacha

mountain sheep
mountain sickness
mountain skink
mountain spinach
mountain spleenwort
mountain starwort
mountain sumac
mountain swamp gum
mountain tea
mountain tent
mountain tick fever
mountain top
mountain trail
mountain unit
mountain units
mountain viscacha (current term)
mountain watercress
mountain zebra
mountainboard
mountainboarded
mountainboarder
mountainboarders
mountainboarding
mountainboards
mountaineer
mountaineering
mountaineerings
mountaineers
mountainer
mountainers

Literary usage of Mountain viscacha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1843)
"This is the mountain ' Viscacha'; the specimen brought home by me, and now in the British ... There is a mountain ' Viscacha' on the west side of the Andes, ..."

2. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"... retreating into natural cavities amongst the rocks, and only making their appearance on the surface at night. The mountain viscacha (Lagi- Fig. 357. ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1844)
"... the characters of which Mr. Waterhouse pointed out), and the Mountain Viscacha (Lagotis Cuvieri, Bennett). Several specimens of this last-mentioned ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1843)
"This is the mountain ' Viscacha'; the specimen brought home by me, and now in the British ... There is a mountain ' Viscacha' on the west side of the Andes, ..."

5. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"... retreating into natural cavities amongst the rocks, and only making their appearance on the surface at night. The mountain viscacha (Lagi- Fig. 357. ..."

6. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1844)
"... the characters of which Mr. Waterhouse pointed out), and the Mountain Viscacha (Lagotis Cuvieri, Bennett). Several specimens of this last-mentioned ..."

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