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guinea pig

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  1. guinea pignoun

    lab rat, cavy

  2. guinea pignoun

    A tailless rodent of the Cavia genus, with short ears and larger than a hamster; the species Cavia porcellus is often kept as a pet.

    lab rat, cavy

  3. guinea pignoun

    A living experimental subject.

    He became a human guinea pig and was paid by the company.

    cavy, lab rat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. subject, case, guinea pignoun

    a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation

    "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"; "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"

    topic, type, font, instance, field of study, pillow slip, case, eccentric, pillowcase, fount, casing, subject area, character, study, event, subject, theme, bailiwick, cause, depicted object, shell, causa, subject field, slip, compositor's case, caseful, grammatical case, discipline, example, face, showcase, vitrine, national, issue, display case, field, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, matter, lawsuit, content, suit

  2. guinea pig, Cavia cobayanoun

    stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy; often kept as a pet and widely used in research

    case, subject

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  1. R. Buckminster Fuller:

    I am the only guinea pig I have.

  2. Nick Palmisciano:

    One of the big issues that people have right now in the military and the veteran community is there's a general lack of trust any time the government's involved, whether you're talking about the anthrax vaccine back in the day that caused problems or burn pits or all these things that kind of the military is used as a guinea pig.

  3. Josh Garza:

    I didn't want to be the guinea pig, i was just opposed to it.

  4. Daniella Greenbaum:

    I do think they haven’t quite figured out what they want from an opinion section yet, and I didn’t think it made sense to be their guinea pig any longer, given how this all went down, i have had colleagues reaching out to me telling me they disagreed with the decision to have the piece taken down and think this whole episode was handled with a lack of transparency.

  5. Queen Victoria:

    I positively think that ladies who are always enceinte quite disgusting; it is more like a rabbit or guinea-pig than anything else and really it is not very nice.

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