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- n. The Canadian porcupine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Canada porcupine. See porcupine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Canada porcupine, or tree-porcupine of eastern North America, sometimes called bear-porcupine, as by Harlan. The name was given or applied by Buffon. See Erethizon and cawquaw, and second cut under porcupine.
Compare urchin. (Wiktionary)