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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Agouti \A*gou"ti\, Agouty \A*gou"ty\ ([.a]*g[=oo]"t[i^]), n. [F. agouti, acouti, Sp. aguti, fr. native name.] (Zool.) 1. A rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common species is the Dasyprocta agouti. [1913 Webster] 2. the color of the agouti[1], a grayish-brown of grizzled texture; -- used especially to describe the color of the fur of a strain of mice. Also used attributively. [PJC]