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Yes. The word degu is a Scrabble US word. The word degu is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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4 letters words from 'degu'

DEGU 6GUDE 6

3 letters words from 'degu'

DEG 5DUE 4
DUG 5GED 5
GUE 4 

2 letters words from 'degu'

DE 3ED 3
GU 3UG 3

All 4 letters words made out of degu

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Definitions and meaning of degu

degu

Etymology

From the Mapudungun deuñ, via South American Spanish.

Noun

degu (plural degus)

  1. Any species of the genus Octodon, especially Octodon degus, a small, caviomorph rodent native to Chile.
    • 2008, Ana Maria Rodriguez, Secret of the Singing Mice... and More!, page 37,
      Along the trails, degus leave mini-urine puddles marking the trail.
    • 2011, Elsie Jones-Smith, Spotlighting the Strengths of Every Single Student, page 80,
      Dr. Braun used used laboratory rats called degus or brush-tail rats (Octodon degus), a species of rodent closely related to guinea pigs. [] In their natural environment, degu infants are raised jointly by their father and mother and are extremely communicative, using whistling tones to carry on intensive “conversations.”
    • 2011, Katherine Quesenberry, James W. Carpenter, Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, unnumbered page,
      Degus, or trumpet-tail rats, come from Chile. Taxonomically, they are in the same diverse order as guinea pigs and chinchillas. Degus have been used as laboratory animals for 20 years and in recent years have become popular as pets in the United States and Europe.

Synonyms

  • (Octodon degus): brush-tailed rat, trumpet-tailed rat

Derived terms

  • Bridges' degu (Octodon bridgesi)
  • common degu' (Octodon degus)
  • Mocha Island degu (Octodon pacificus)
  • moon-toothed degu (Octodon lunatus)
  • Pacific degu (Octodon pacificus)

Translations

See also

  • octodont

References

  • “degu” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Anagrams

  • Gude

Finnish

Noun

degu

  1. octodontid (rodent of the Octodontidae family)
  2. degu (any species of the genus Octodon)
  3. common degu, Octodon degus

Declension

Synonyms

  • (octodontid): torvimyyrä
  • (Octodon degu): torvimyyrä

Derived terms

  • andiendegu, Octodon bridgesi (Bridge’s degu)
  • andienkividegu, Aconaemys fuscus (Chilean rock rat)
  • chilendegu, Octodon lunatus (moon-toothed degu)
  • kividegu, any species of the genus Aconaemys (rock rat)
  • tasankokividegu, Aconaemys sagei (Sage’s rock rat)

Italian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun

degu m (invariable)

  1. degu

Latvian

Verb

degu

  1. 1st person singular present indicative form of degt
  2. 1st person singular past indicative form of degt

Lithuanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [dʲɛˈɡʊ]

Verb

degù

  1. first-person singular present of degti

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a small rodent native to Chile, aka Brush-Tailed Rat.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)