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
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“Cavie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cavie. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.
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