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Definition of capybara noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

capybara

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkæpəˈbɛrə//
 
, NAmE//ˌkæpəˈbɑrə//
 
(pl. capybara or capybaras)
 
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an animal like a very large rabbit with thick legs and small ears, which lives near water in S. and Central America
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: capybara