Tuko-tuko

Tuko-tuko

Tu"ko-tu*ko\, n. [From the native name .] (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing South American rodent (Ctenomys Braziliensis). It has small eyes and ears and a short tail. It resembles the pocket gopher in size, form, and habits, but is more nearly allied to the porcupines. [Written also tucu-tuco.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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