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Spanish translation of “guinea-pig”

guinea-pig

noun /ˈɡinipiɡ/
a small animal, like a rabbit, with short ears and often kept as a pet.
cobayo, conejillo de Indias
a person used as the subject of an experiment
cobayo
He was used as a guinea-pig for the new drug trials.
(Definition of guinea-pig from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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