<zoology> A South American aquatic opossum (Chironectes variegatus) found in Guiana and Brazil. Its hind feet are webbed, and its fore feet do not have an opposable thumb for climbing.

Synonyms: water opossum.

Alternative forms: yapack.

Origin: Probably from the river Oyapok, between French Guiana and Brazil.

(01 Mar 1998)

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<botany> Same as Yaupon.

(01 Mar 1998)

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