Erethizontidae

plural noun
Er·​e·​thi·​zon·​ti·​dae | \ˌerəthə̇ˈzäntəˌdē\

Definition of Erethizontidae 

: a family of chiefly arboreal hystricomorph rodents comprising the typical New World porcupines with the tail more or less prehensile and the soles of the feet specialized for climbing

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History and Etymology for Erethizontidae

New Latin, from Erethizont-, Erethizon, type genus + -idae

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