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Webster 1913 Edition


Yapock

Ya′pock

(?; 277)
,
Noun.
[Probably from the river
Oyapok
, between French Guiana and Brazil.]
(Zool.)
A South American aquatic opossum (
Chironectes variegatus
) found in Guiana and Brazil. Its hind feet are webbed, and its fore feet do not have an opposable thumb for climbing. Called also
water opossum
.
[Written also
yapack
.]

Definition 2022


yapock

yapock

English

Noun

yapock (plural yapocks)

  1. Alternative spelling of yapok