spiny-haired rat

noun

Definition of spiny-haired rat

: a small reddish southeastern Asiatic rat (Rattus fulvescens synonym R. jerdoni) having flat spines mingled with the hair

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“Spiny-haired rat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiny-haired%20rat. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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