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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A series of simplicident rodents; one of three prime divisions of rodents, including the porcupines and their congeners.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.


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