noun (pl) -chis, -chies
any of several South American rodents of the genus Myoprocta, closely related to the agoutis but much smaller, with a white-tipped tail: family Dasyproctidae
The balsam from the trunk is highly odoriferous, and used in perfumery, and is known as balsam of acouchi; it is used in medicine.
Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture William Saunders
acousmatamnesia acousmatamnesia a·cous·ma·tam·ne·sia (ə-kōōs’mə-tām-nē’zhə, -kōōz’-) n. Loss of memory for sounds.
pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound. (of a building material) designed for controlling sound. Music. of, relating to, or being a musical instrument whose sound is not electrically enhanced or modified. arranged for or made up of such instruments: an acoustic solo; an acoustic group. […]
- Acoustic aphasia
acoustic aphasia acoustic aphasia n. See auditory aphasia.