Guinea pig

Definition of Guinea pig

Guin´ea pig`
1.(Zool.) A small Brazilian rodent (Cavia porcellus or Cavia cobaya), about seven inches in length and usually of a white color, with spots of orange and black. Called also cavy. It is the domesticated form of the wild cavy, often kept as a pet and used commonly as an experimental animal in laboratory research.
2.Any animal or person used in an experiment; - also applied to people who are unwillingly or unknowingly subjected by authorities to policies or procedures which might cause bodily or mental harm.
3.A contemptuous sobriquet.

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Cape polecat, ape, bar, bear, cavy, chimp, chimpanzee, coon, ferret, foumart, glutton, groundhog, hedgehog, laboratory animal, monk, monkey, mousehound, opossum, patient, polecat, porcupine, possum, prairie dog, quill pig, raccoon, skunk, subject, testee, weasel, whistle-pig, wolverine, woodchuck, zoril
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