Erethizon

noun
Er·​e·​thi·​zon | \ ˌerəˈthīzᵊn, -ˌzän \

Definition of Erethizon

: the type genus of Erethizontidae comprising the North American porcupine

History and Etymology for Erethizon

New Latin, from Greek erethizōn, present participle of erethizein

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“Erethizon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Erethizon. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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