A large, rare, slow-moving rodent, Dinomys branickii, with a thick, furry tail, native to South America, the second-largest rodent after the capybara.
A mammal of the order Rodentia, characterized by long incisors that grow continuously and are worn down by gnawing.
The pacarana (Dinomys branickii) is a rare and slow-moving hystricognath rodent indigenous to South America. Native Tupi people call it the pacarana (false paca) because it is superficially similar to the paca, a different rodent which is not in the same family.
A person lacking in maturity, social skills, technical competence or intelligence; lamer.
Gnawing; biting; corroding; applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.
Gnawing; biting; corroding; (Med.) applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.
One of the Rodentia.
relatively small gnawing animals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Rodents (from Latin rodere, 'to gnaw') are mammals of the order Rodentia (), which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. About 40% of all mammal species are rodents.