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coypu

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noun coy·pu \ˈkȯi-(ˌ)pü, kȯi-ˈ\

Definition of coypu

  1. :  nutria



Origin and Etymology of coypu

American Spanish coipú, from Mapuche coipu


First Known Use: 1793


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