gundi

noun
gun·​di | \ ˈgəndē \
plural -s

Definition of gundi

: a short-tailed northern African rodent (Ctenodactylus gundi) about eight inches long that with a few related African forms comprises the family Ctenodactylidae — see comb rat

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History and Etymology for gundi

Maghrebi Arabic gundī, perhaps modification of Berber gerdi, gerda rat

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“Gundi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gundi. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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