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agouti

Pronunciation: /əˈguːti/
aguti

Translation of agouti in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural agouti or , -s)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (animal) agutí (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • People gather the nuts, as do native rabbit-size rodents called agoutis.
    • There are many possibilities, especially for comparative research in mole rats, agouti, gerbils and elephant shrews.
    • These include the capybara, the agouti, the coypu, the cavy and the chinchilla.
    Example sentences
    • Fig 2 shows the chemical analysis of melanins from dorsal midline fur of adult agouti mutant mice.
    • Many genetics texts include examples of agouti and black in mice.
    • Crossings between dark variants and gray agoutis only produced agoutis.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (fur) agutí (masculine), piel (feminine) de agutí
    Example sentences
    • The dorsal hair shows so-called agouti pattern.
    • In mice, as in many other mammals, the wild-type pigmentation pattern of the fur is called agouti.
    • If they can see a tabby pattern in the fur, then the cat must be agouti, whereas if the colors are solid then the cat is nonagouti.

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