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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.

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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:Capybara#Classification and phylogeny

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