Definition of viscacha
: any of several South American burrowing rodents (genera Lagostomus and Lagidium) closely related to the chinchilla
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And a small South American rodent called the red viscacha has a whopping 104.
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Origin and Etymology of viscacha
Spanish vizcacha, from Quechua wisk'acha
First Known Use: 1604See Words from the same year
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