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  • A small, nocturnal rodent of the family Chinchillidae, native to the Andes, prized for its very soft fur and also often kept as a pet.
  • The fur of a chinchilla used for clothing.

    Danish
  • chinchilla

    German
  • chinchilla (animal)
  • chinchilla (fur)

    Spanish
  • chinchilla
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Chin*chil"la (?), n. [Sp.] 1. (Zoöl.) A small rodent (Chinchilla lanigera), of the size of a large squirrel, remarkable for its fine fur, which is very soft and of a pearly gray color. It is a native of Peru and Chili.

2. The fur of the chinchilla.

3. A heavy, long-napped, tufted woolen cloth.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



Chinchilla, a rodent of S. America, hunted for its fur, which is soft and of a grey colour; found chiefly in the mountainous districts of Peru and Chile.
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