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Meaning of "agouti" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AGOUTI

Via French and Spanish from Guarani.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AGOUTI

agouti  [əˈɡuːtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGOUTI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agouti is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AGOUTI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

agouti

Agouti

Agouti refers to a number of species of Central and South American rodents, whose fur contains a pattern of pigmentation in which individual hairs have several bands of light and dark pigment with black tips. It can also be used to describe a similar multi-coloured coat in animals such as cats and goats.

Definition of agouti in the English dictionary

The definition of agouti in the dictionary is any hystricomorph rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, of Central and South America and the Caribbean: family Dasyproctidae. Agoutis are agile and long-legged, with hooflike claws, and are valued for their meat. Other definition of agouti is a pattern of fur in certain rodents, characterized by irregular stripes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGOUTI


agouty
əˈɡuːtɪ
aguti
əˈɡuːtɪ
beauty
ˈbjuːtɪ
bootie
ˈbuːtɪ
booty
ˈbuːtɪ
cootie
ˈkuːtɪ
cutey
ˈkjuːtɪ
cutie
ˈkjuːtɪ
Djibouti
dʒɪˈbuːtɪ
duty
ˈdjuːtɪ
fluty
ˈfluːtɪ
fruity
ˈfruːtɪ
hooty
ˈhuːtɪ
Jibuti
dʒɪˈbuːtɪ
off-duty
ˌɒfˈdjuːtɪ
rooty
ˈruːtɪ
snooty
ˈsnuːtɪ
tofutti
təʊˈfuːtɪ
tutti-frutti
ˈtuːtɪˈfruːtɪ
zooty
ˈzuːtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGOUTI

agonized
agonizedly
agonizing
agonizingly
agonothetes
agony
agony aunt
agony column
agony uncle
agood
agora
agorae
agoraphobe
agoraphobia
agoraphobic
agorot
Agostini
Agostino di Duccio
agouta
agouty

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGOUTI

anti
arti
avanti
Bugatti
busuuti
Cincinnati
dhuti
gomuti
graffiti
Gujarati
Haiti
Jibouti
Kiribati
kuti
muti
parti
Scuti
spaghetti
ti
tutti

Synonyms and antonyms of agouti in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «agouti» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGOUTI

Find out the translation of agouti to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agouti from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agouti» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

刺鼠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agouti
570 millions of speakers

English

agouti
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

agouti
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آغوط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

агути
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

agouti
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ্যাগুইটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agouti
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agouti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Agouti
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アグーチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아구 티
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

agouti
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

agouti
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आगाऊ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aguti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agouti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

agouti
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

агуті
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agouti
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

agouti
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agouti
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agouti
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

agouti
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agouti

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGOUTI»

The term «agouti» is regularly used and occupies the 103.714 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGOUTI» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agouti

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGOUTI»

Discover the use of agouti in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agouti and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Encyclopedia of Genetics
Mice that have lost agouti gene function are completely black because there is no antagonism of the action of oc-MSH, Mc1r is permanently stimulated and eumelanin is constantly made. On the other hand, mutations that result in constant ...
Eric C.R. Reeve, 2014
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Legacy of the Cat
Genotypically (in their genetic makeup), they may be either non- agouti or agouti. A rule of the thumb: if the red cat's chin is "whitish," the chances are the cat is a genetic tabby; if the chin is the same color as the rest of the body, the chances are ...
Gloria Stephens, 2001
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Nutrients and Epigenetics
(The wild type, A allele, of agouti would also produce mice with an agouti or brownish coat but the A allele is not always part of this model.) Epigenetic modification of the Avy or Aiapy alleles regulates agouti expression and coat color.
Sang-Woon Choi, Simonetta Friso, 2009
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The Natural History of the Doucs and Snub-nosed Monkeys
Presence or absence of agouti temple patch 6. Color of temple patch 7. Presence or absence of agouti forehead hair 8. Color of forehead hair 9. Color of ear tuft 10 . Presence or absence of agouti whiskers 1 1. Color of whiskers 12. Presence ...
Nina G. Jablonski, 1998
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Genetics
Aa animals are agouti with light belly; otherwise dominance is complete in order given. C is coloured; cc albino. 4. What are the genotypes of the parents in the following crosses: (a) Agouti light belly x agouti light belly, giving one-fourth agouti, ...
A. V. S. S. Sambamurty, 2005
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Competition Science Vision
Agouti colour in mice is due to a colour combination present in band along each hair with yellowish tip. Not a single gene but numerous genes may modify this colour. • In a homozygous recessive condition this gene makes the animals white  ...
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Competition Science Vision
In mice, agouti colour is due to a colour combination present in band along each hair with yellowish tip. Numerous genes, not a single gene, may modify this colour pattern. • In a homozygous recessive condition such genes make the mice  ...
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The Pituitary: Third Edition
Agouti and Agouti-related Protein The agouti gene locus was identified over half a century ago as a genetic locus that controls the amount and distribution of eumelanin (brown/black) and pheo- melanin (yellow/red) pigmentation in the ...
Shlomo Melmed, 2010
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Handbook of Obesity: Etiology and Pathophysiology
II NATURALLY OCCURRING SINGLE GENE OBESITY MUTATIONS IN RODENTS A Agouti-Yellow (Dominant Yellow Allelic Series) The yellow mutation (Ay) is a dominant allele, as are the other alleles that produce yellow pigmentation and ...
George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard, W. P. T. James, 2003
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On the Anatomy of the Crested Agouti (Dasyprocta Cristata, ...
St. George Jackson Mivart, James Murie. The pronator quadratus is very extensive, having attachments to the shaft of the radius and ulna for nearly their whole length, and not for half only as Meckel says *. But at the same time he also states ...
St. George Jackson Mivart, James Murie, 1866

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGOUTI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agouti is used in the context of the following news items.
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Welcome the Zoo's new iguana & baby agouti this weekend; run for …
Seneca Park Zoo's Jungle Jog 5K, a favorite within the Rochester running community, will be hosted again this year on Sunday, July 19. «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Beavers get up close with creatures on special tour of Tilgate Nature …
They help to look after breeds threatened with extinction in the wild, including the bald ibis, Stanley crane, Azara's agouti and Jamaican boa. «Crawley News, Jun 15»
3
Quantifying the Number of Discriminable Coincident Dendritic Input …
... species and we selected 15 species out of the 20 present in the neuromorpho repository putting aside scarcely represented species (agouti, ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
4
Family on $.4M bail
... possession of prohibited wild meat namely the carcasses of one agouti and one lappe. The charges were laid by Constable Mahadeo of the ... «Trinidad News, Jun 15»
5
The EMA and wildlife species management
The surveys focused on five game mammals; agouti, armadillo (tattoo), deer, lappe and quenk (wild hog). The 2015 dry season surveys are ... «Trinidad Guardian, Jun 15»
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Bioenergetics of the spinal cord in experimental autoimmune …
... to determine whether the clinical history of EAE is influenced by cellular respiration of the CNS in susceptible Dark Agouti (DA) and resistant ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jun 15»
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Diet-induced obesity impairs hypothalamic glucose sensing but not …
Intracerebroventricular (i.c.v.) or intra-ARC glucose injections reportedly inhibited feeding while decreasing NPY and agouti-related protein ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
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Trekking in M'Goun Valley, Morocco: The treacherous path few …
In Agouti Gorge we change our boots for sandals to wade a few kilometres through the cool water of the Talkadit River, with towering sandstone ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jun 15»
9
Coconut water for thirst and profit
An intense clean-up crew –– headed by a sinewy fellow known to his comrades as Shankle Agouti –– was making sure the pile-up of empty ... «Barbados Today, Jun 15»
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Republic Of Korea Presents Valuable Hospitality Equipment To …
The author has promised to feature the stories of the Mongoose, Monkey, Agouti and Snake relative to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis in ... «The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer, Jun 15»

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