(noun) A largenocturnal burrowing rodent of the genus Cuniculus, foundinSouth and CentralAmerica and similar to the agouti,especially the spottedspeciesC.paca that livesonplants and fruit and ishunted for itsedibleflesh.
(noun) a large burrowing hystricomorph rodent, Cuniculus paca, of Central and South America, having white-spotted brown fur and a large head: family Dasyproctidae
Use "paca" in a sentence
"If your opponent manages to successfully perform a move called paca kazik, or "fool's cuff," you lose."
"The tepezcuintle 'paca' in English is a large endangered rodent native to Costa Rica."
"Mammals although not as numerous as birds, include species such as paca (Agouti paca), mantled howler monkey (Allouatta palliata), white-throated capuchin (Cebus capucinus), pygmy anteater (Cyclopes didactylus), Central American otter (Lutra annectens), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) (feeds on leaves in A. bicolor and L. racemosa forests), northern raccoon (Procyon lotor), crab-eating raccoon (P. cancrivorus) [can be found both on the ground and in the canopy consuming crabs and mollusks], Mexican anteater (Tamandua mexicana)."