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chinchilla

noun [C] uk   us   /tʃɪnˈtʃɪl.ə/
a small South American animal that can be kept as a pet and has very soft, pale grey fur that is used to make expensive coats, etc.
Translations of “chinchilla”
in Chinese (Traditional) (南美洲的)絨鼠,毛絲鼠…
in Chinese (Simplified) (南美洲的)绒鼠,毛丝鼠…
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