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chin·chil·la

chinchilla

 
pronunciation:
chIn chI l
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small mammal from the mountains of South America. Chinchillas are rodents closely related to guinea pigs. They have very soft fur and live in tunnels called burrows. Sometimes they are kept as pets.
 
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