[pah-kuh, pak-uh] /ˈpɑ kə, ˈpæk ə/
a large, white-spotted, almost tailless rodent, Agouti paca, of Central and South America, having features resembling a guinea pig and rabbit: valued as food.
a large burrowing hystricomorph rodent, Cuniculus paca, of Central and South America, having white-spotted brown fur and a large head: family Dasyproctidae
Central and South American rodent, 1650s, from Spanish, from Tupi (Brazil) paca.
[paht-chey-kuh] /pɑtˈtʃeɪ kə/ noun, Pali. 1. .
[paht-chah] /ˈpɑt tʃɑ/ noun 1. an Incan wooden container for holding liquids.
- Pacchionian body
pacchionian body n. See arachnoid granulation.
pacchionian pac·chi·o·ni·an (pāk’ē-ō’nē-ən) adj. Relating to or described by Italian anatomist Antonio Pacchioni (1665-1726).