paca

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pa·ca

noun \ˈpä-kə, ˈpa-\

Definition of PACA

:  either of two large nocturnal chiefly Central and South American rodents (Agouti paca syn. Cuniculus paca and A. taczanowskii syn. C. taczanowskii) that typically have a white-spotted brownish coat

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Origin of PACA

Portuguese, from Tupi páka
First Known Use: 1657

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