Definition of Pacas

1. Noun. (plural of paca) ¹

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Definition of Pacas

1. paca [n] - See also: paca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pacas

pabouche
pabouches
pabstite
pabular
pabulary
pabulation
pabulous
pabulum
pabulums
pac-man strategy
paca
pacable
pacane
pacarana
pacaranas
pacas (current term)
pacate
pacated
pacation
pacations
pacay
pacays
paccan
paccay
paccays
pacchionian
pacchionian bodies
pacchionian corpuscles
pacchionian depressions
pacchionian glands

Literary usage of Pacas

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1. A Voyage Up the River Amazon: Including a Residence at Pará by William Henry Edwards (1847)
"... plants—Wild hogs, or Peccaries—Traps—Agoutis—pacas—Squirrels—Birds—Chapel and singing of the blacks—Andiroba oil. ..."

2. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"The pacas are spotted and rather ornamentally marked ; they are found from Ecuador to ... has been thought to form a link between the pacas and the cavies, ..."

3. Exploring and Travelling Three Thousand Miles Through Brazil from Rio de by James William Wells (1887)
"More pacas slip or run down the bank, driven by the yelping dogs, who remain on terra-finna, howling. Standing up in the canoe, out of five shots I bag two ..."

4. Ten Thousand Miles in a Yacht Round the West Indies and Up the Amazon by Richard Arthur (1906)
"Among the many live animals we had collected up the river were two pacas—a sort of small, comely-looking native pig. These two pacas were kept on deck ..."

5. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"BETWEEN the agoutis and the pacas is placed the MABA, or Patagonian Cavy, ... The pacas inhabit Southern America, being mostly, if not entirely, ..."

6. The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineated: Published by Edward Turner Bennett (1830)
"The generic characters of the Agoutis, as regards the teeth, are not very essentially different from those of the pacas. The distinctions in fact depend ..."

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