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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chinchilla \Chin*chil"la\, n. [Sp.] 1. (Zool.) A small rodent (Chinchilla lanigera), of the size of a large squirrel, remarkable for its fine fur, which is very soft and of a pearly gray color. It is a native of Peru and Chili. [1913 Webster] 2. The fur of the chinchilla. [1913 Webster] 3. A heavy, long-napped, tufted woolen cloth.