Translation of "guinea pig" - English-Spanish dictionary

guinea pig

noun uk /ˈɡɪn·i ˌpɪɡ/ us /ˈɡɪn·i ˌpɪɡ/

a small animal with fur and no tail that people sometimes keep as a pet

conejillo de Indias

informal someone who is used in a test for something such as a new medicine or product

conejillo de Indias

(Translation of “guinea pig” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “guinea-pig” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)