any of several short-haired, short-eared, rabbitlike rodents of the genus Dasyprocta, of South and Central America and the West Indies, destructive to sugar cane.
an irregularly barred pattern of the fur of certain rodents.
an animal having fur of this pattern.
any hystricomorph rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, of Central and South America and the Caribbean: family Dasyproctidae. Agoutis are agile and long-legged, with hooflike claws, and are valued for their meat
a pattern of fur in certain rodents, characterized by irregular stripes