capybara Meaning - 4 Definitions Available!

What is the meaning of capybara? Here 4 definitions and example sentences available for the word capybara.

Meaning of capybara
A semi-aquatic South American rodent, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, the largest living rodent.

Definitions of capybara

noun

1. A semi-aquatic South American rodent, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, the largest living rodent.
2. pig-sized tailless South American amphibious rodent with partly webbed feet
3. pig-sized tailless South American amphibious rodent with partly webbed feet; largest living rodent
A large South American rodent (Hydrochaerus capybara) Living on the margins of lakes and rivers. It is the largest extant rodent, being about three feet long, and half that in height. It somewhat resembles the Guinea pig, to which it is related; -- called also cabiai and water hog.

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