- (informal) A capybara
- 2004, Robert Verly, Afterlife Odyssey, page 64:
- In Venezuela's vast plains, there lives an animal called the Capybara or 'Capy' as it is known. It is actually the world's largest rodent, a semi-domesticated animal standing about three feet tall and weighing as much as 110 pounds.
- 2011, Catherine Thimmesh, Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships:
- But then one day, a mischievous monkey landed with a purposeful plop right onto a capy's back!