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TranslingualEdit

 
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ(húdōr, water) + χοῖρος(khoîros, pig).

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Hydrochoerus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Caviidae – the capybaras, native to parts of the tropical Americas.

Usage notesEdit

Formerly placed in the family Hydrochoeridae, which has been reassessed and renamed as a subfamily of Caviidae. See   Capybara#Classification and phylogeny on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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