chinchilla(redirected from Chinchilla brevicaudata)
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member of the Chinchillidae family of the order Rodentia.
called also short-tailed chinchilla.
1. small, South American rodent, valued for its silver-gray fur. Called also Chinchilla laniger.
2. a breed of cat; see chinchilla cat.
3. a breed of rabbit; see chinchilla rabbit.