cavie

noun ca·vie \ˈkāvē\
variants: less commonly

cavey

\ˈkāvē\

Definition of cavie

plural

-s

Scottish

  1. :  a coop or cage for hens

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Origin and Etymology of cavie

obsolete Dutch or obsolete Flemish kavie, from Middle Dutch cavie; akin to Old Saxon & Old High German kevia cage; all from a prehistoric D-Low German-High German word borrowed from Latin cavea cage — more at cage


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