abrocome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin abrocoma, from Ancient Greek ἁβροκόμης (habrokómēs, with delicate hair), from ἁβρός (habrós) + κόμη (kómē, hair).

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Noun[edit]

abrocome (plural abrocomes)

  1. Either of the ratlike rodents that from the genus Abrocoma; rat chinchilla.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 6