Hystricoidea

plural noun Hys·tri·coi·dea

Definition of Hystricoidea

  1. 1 in some classifications :  a major division of hystricomorph rodents equivalent to the Hystricidea

  2. 2 in some classifications :  hystricomorpha

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Origin and Etymology of hystricoidea

New Latin, from Hystric-, Hystrix + -oidea


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