plural noun Chin·chil·li·dae

Definition of Chinchillidae

  1. :  a family of small bushy-tailed burrowing hystricomorph rodents of the uplands of South America that includes the chinchillas, the vizcachas, and extinct related forms

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Origin and Etymology of chinchillidae

New Latin, from Chinchilla, type genus + -idae

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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