hystricomorph

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hystricomorph (hɪˈstraɪkəʊˌmɔːf)
 
n
1.  any rodent of the suborder Hystricomorpha, which includes porcupines, cavies, agoutis, and chinchillas
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Hystricomorpha
 
[C19: from Latin hystrix porcupine, from Greek hustrix]

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