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Definition of Agouti

Agouti
Agouti A*gou"ti, Agouty A*gou"ty ([.a]*g[=oo]"t[i^]), n. [F. agouti, acouti, Sp. aguti, fr. native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common species is the Dasyprocta agouti.

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- The agouti (/əˈguːtiː/, ə-GOO-tee) or common agouti is any of several rodent species of the genus Dasyprocta. They are native to Middle America, northern...
- Agouti is a type of fur coloration in which each hair displays two or more bands of pigmentation. As a result, the overall appearance of agouti fur is...
- Agouti-signaling protein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ASIP gene. It is responsible for the distribution of melanin pigment in mammals...
- The Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. The main portion of its range is from Chiapas...
- Agouti are several rodent species of the genus Dasyprocta. Agouti may also refer to: Tailed agouti or acouchi, a member of the genus Myoprocta Paca, a...
- The Mexican agouti (Dasyprocta mexicana) is a species of rodent in the family Dasyproctidae. It is native to Mexico, and has been introduced to Cuba. It...
- red-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta leporina), also known as the golden-rumped agouti, orange-rumped agouti or Brazilian agouti, is a species of agouti from the...
- The black agouti, Dasyprocta fuliginosa, is a South American species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. It is found in the northwestern Amazon in...
- The Orinoco agouti (Dasyprocta guamara) is a species of rodent in the family Dasyproctidae. It is endemic to Delta Amacuro in Venezuela, where found in...
- the skin is pink. Genetically, bay occurs when a horse carries both the Agouti gene and a black base coat. The addition of other genes creates many additional...