tepezcuintle

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • tepezcuinte

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl tepetl (mountain, hill) + itzcuīntli (dog).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /te.pes.ˈkwin.tɬe/

NounEdit

tepezcuintle m (plural tepezcuintles)

  1. (Mexico, Central America) paca (Agouti paca, large rodent)

SynonymsEdit

  • borugo m or boruga f (Colombian Amazonia)
  • conejo pintado m (Panama)
  • guagua f (Colombia)
  • guanta m (Ecuador)
  • guartinaja m (Northwestern Colombia)
  • jochi pintado m (Bolivia)
  • lapa f (Venezuela, Colombian Llanos)
  • majaz m (Peru)
  • paca
  • tinajo m (Northeastern Colombia)
Last modified on 29 January 2014, at 15:29