Visayan

Vi*sa"yan

(?), n. [Cf. Sp. Bisayo a Visayan.] A member of the most numerous of the native races of the Philippines, occupying the Visayan Islands and the northern coast Mindanao; also, their language. The Visayans possessed a native culture and alphabet.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Vis*ca"cha

(?),

Viz-ca"cha

(), n. [Sp.] (Zol.) A large burrowing South American rodent (Lagostomus trichodactylus) allied to the chinchillas, but much larger. Its fur is soft and rather long, mottled gray above, white or yellowish white beneath. There is a white band across the muzzle, and a dark band on each cheek. It inhabits grassy plains, and is noted for its extensive burrows and for heaping up miscellaneous articles at the mouth of its burrows. Called also biscacha, bizcacha, vischacha, vishatscha.
[1913 Webster]

Vis"ce*ra

(?), n., pl. of Viscus.
[1913 Webster]

 

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