Definition of coypu noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɔɪpuː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔɪpuː//
(pl. coypus, coypu) Wild mammals
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a large S American animal, like a beaver, that lives near water See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originlate 18th cent.: from Araucanian (a language spoken by Native Americans in Chile and Argentina).
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