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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chin·chil·la /ʧɪnˈʧɪlə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chin·chil·la n.
 1. Zool. A small rodent (Chinchilla lanigera), of the size of a large squirrel, remarkable for its fine fur, which is very soft and of a pearly gray color. It is a native of Peru and Chili.
 2. The fur of the chinchilla.
 3. A heavy, long-napped, tufted woolen cloth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the expensive silvery gray fur of the chinchilla
      2: a thick twilled fabric of wool and cotton
      3: small rodent with soft pearly gray fur; native to the Andes
         but bred in captivity for fur [syn: Chinchilla laniger]