follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

hystricomorph

/hɪˈstraɪkəʊˌmɔːf/
noun
1.
any rodent of the suborder Hystricomorpha, which includes porcupines, cavies, agoutis, and chinchillas
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Hystricomorpha
Word Origin
C19: from Latin hystrix porcupine, from Greek hustrix
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for hystricomorph

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends