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cap·y·ba·ra

capybara

 
pronunciation:
kae p ber
part of speech: noun
definition: a large, furry rodent that has no tail. Capybara live near rivers, lakes, or other watery areas in forests or grassy regions of South America. Capybara are related to guinea pigs, mice, and squirrels, but they are much larger. Despite their size, they eat only plants.