carpincho

noun
car·pin·cho
variants: or less commonly carpinchoe \kärˈpin(ˌ)chō, ˈkärpə̇nˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of carpincho 

1 : capybara

2a : the hide of the capybara

b : a fine soft-grained leather prepared from this hide and resembling pigskin

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History and Etymology for carpincho

American Spanish carpincho, probably from Tupi caapim grass + súú to bite, eat

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