Hystricomorpha

plural noun
Hys·tri·co·mor·pha

Definition of Hystricomorpha 

: a suborder of Rodentia comprising forms distinguished by zygomatic arch in which the jugal bone forms the center block and including porcupines, guinea pigs, chinchillas, and many others

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Other words from Hystricomorpha

hystricomorphic \¦⸗⸗⸗¦mȯrfik \ or hystricomorphous \-fəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hystricomorpha

New Latin, from Hystric-, Hystrix + -morpha

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