Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling or related to a porcupine; hystricomorphic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Like or pertaining to the porcupines.

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  • adjective Like or pertaining to porcupines

Etymologies

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From Late Latin hystrix (genitive: hystricis), a kind of porcupine.

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  • pertaining to porcupine.

    April 12, 2008