Definition of Cabiai. Meaning of Cabiai. Synonyms of Cabiai

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Definition of Cabiai

Cabiai Cab"i*ai (k[a^]b"[i^]*[imac]), n. [Native South American name.] (Zo["o]l.) The capybara. See Capybara.
Capybara Ca`py*ba"ra, n. [Sp. capibara, fr. the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A large South American rodent (Hydroch[ae]rus capybara) Living on the margins of lakes and rivers. It is the largest extant rodent, being about three feet long, and half that in height. It somewhat resembles the Guinea pig, to which it is related; -- called also cabiai and water hog.

Meaning of Cabiai from wikipedia

- Latin; it is derived from cabiai, the animal's name in the language of the Galibi tribes once native to French Guiana. Cabiai may be an adaptation of the...
- (branch) Anauyá Guinau, Baré (branch) Bahuana, Manao (branch) Arua (branch) Cabiai Mawayana, Wapixana Northwest Amazonia (branch) Maipure (branch) Yavitero...