acouchi

(redirected from acouchis)
Also found in: Dictionary.

acouchi

[ə′kü·shē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A hystricomorph rodent represented by two species in the family Dasyproctidae; believed to be a dwarf variety of the agouti.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.