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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 (/əˈɡuːtiː/, 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. The overall appearance of agouti fur is usually gray...
- 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 Mexican agouti, (Dasyprocta mexicana), also known as the Mexican black agouti, is a species of rodent in the genus Dasyprocta. This species was first...
- The Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. The main portion of its range is from Chiapas...
- The black agouti (Dasyprocta fuliginosa) is a South American species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. It is found in the northwestern Amazon in...
- Azara's agouti (Dasyprocta azarae) is an agouti species from the family Dasyproctidae. Found in Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina, it is named after Spanish...
- up agouti in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Agouti are several rodent species of the genus Dasyprocta. Agouti may also refer to: Tailed agouti or acouchi...
- The brown agouti (Dasyprocta variegata) is a species of agouti in the family Dasyproctidae that is native to portions of central or southeastern Peru,...
- smaller than agoutis and have very short tails (5 to 7 cm), while agoutis lack tails. For this reason the acouchis are also called tailed agoutis. The two...