Definition of Aperea

1. Noun. South American cavy; possibly ancestral to the domestic guinea pig.

Exact synonyms: Cavia Porcellus, Wild Cavy
Generic synonyms: Cavy



Definition of Aperea

1. n. The wild Guinea pig of Brazil (Cavia aperea).

Definition of Aperea

1. Noun. ''Cavia aperea'', the Brazilian guinea pig. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aperea

1. The wild Guinea pig of Brazil (Cavia aperea). Origin: Native name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aperea

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apely
apeman
apemen
apeness
apenteric
apepsia
apepsias
apepsies
apepsinia
apepsy
aper
apercu
apercus
aperea (current term)
apereas
aperient
aperients
aperies
aperiodic
aperiodic biopolymer
aperiodically
aperiodicities
aperiodicity
aperiosteal amputation
aperistalsis
aperitif
aperitif wine
aperitifs

Literary usage of Aperea

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1. Genetic Studies on a Cavy Species Cross by John Adolph Detlefsen (1914)
"This cavy is considerably smaller than Cavia aperea or Cavia porcellus, ... Thomas asserts that Cavia rufescens never reaches the size of Cavia aperea. ..."

2. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"75) affirms that lected I'rom the wild aperea in La the hare and rabbit hare produced 1'lata, and he informs me that they hybrids. belong to a genus ..."

3. Studies of Inheritance in Guinea-pigs and Rats by William Ernest Castle, Sewall Wright (1916)
"Cavia aperea from Argentina has been crossed with the guinea-pig by Nehring (1893, ... Darwin (1876), however, did not regard aperea as the ancestor of the ..."

4. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"I sent to Mr. H. Denny of Leeds the lice which I collected from the wild aperea in La Plata, and he informs me that they belong to a genus distinct from ..."

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