from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A notable outlying genus of Ethiopian octodont rodents, composing with Ctenodactylus the subfamily Ctenodactylinæ, having premolars present but very small, ears with a small antitragus, and a bushy tail half as long as the body. P. spekei inhabits Somaliland in eastern Africa.
- n. [lowercase] An animal of this genus: as, Speke's pectinator.
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