cobaya

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Spanish[edit]

Dos cobayas.

Etymology[edit]

From an unidentified American Indian language, perhaps Tupi çabuia with loss of the initial cedilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cobaya f (plural cobayas)

  1. guinea pig (animal)
  2. guinea pig meat, eaten in may parts of Latin America.
  3. (figuratively) guinea pig (person used for experimentation)

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