Old World porcupine


Definition of Old World porcupine

: a porcupine of the family Hystricidae especially : a rather bulky short-tailed terrestrial porcupine of the common widely distributed genus Hystrix

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“Old World porcupine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20World%20porcupine. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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