What does paca mean?

Definitions for pacaˈpɑ kə, ˈpæk ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word paca.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paca, Cuniculus paca(noun)

    large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food


  1. paca(Noun)

    A large rodent, with dark brown or black fur, a white or yellowish underbelly and rows of white spots along its sides, native to Central America and South America.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paca(noun)

    a small South American rodent (Coelogenys paca), having blackish brown fur, with four parallel rows of white spots along its sides; the spotted cavy. It is nearly allied to the agouti and the Guinea pig

  2. Origin: [Pg., from the native name.]


  1. Paca

    Paca is a genus of ground dwelling, herbivorous rodents in South and Central America. It is the only genus in the family Cuniculidae. They are large rodents with dots and stripes on their sides, short ears, and a barely visible tail. The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama has studied the possibilities of developing the Paca as a viable high-priced food supply for the tropics.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paca

    pak′a, n. the spotted cavy of South America. [Sp. and Port., the spotted cavy—Braz. pak, paq.]

Suggested Resources

  1. PACA

    What does PACA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the PACA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paca in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Maria Francisca Isolina Castillo:

    Back in the day we ate meat from wild animals -- deer, paca, peccary -- animals from nature and not injected with anything, now almost everything you eat has been injected. That is why everyone is so lazy today!

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