Tu"ko-tu*ko (?), n. [From the native name .] Zool.

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 1913.

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