Definition of Brush-tail porcupine

1. Noun. Porcupine with a tuft of large beaded bristles on the tail.

Exact synonyms: Brush-tailed Porcupine
Generic synonyms: Old World Porcupine
Group relationships: Atherurus, Genus Atherurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brush-tail Porcupine

brunoise
brunonian
brunost
brunt
brunted
brunting
brunts
brupper
brus
bruschetta
bruschettas
brush
brush-off
brush-offs
brush-tail porcupine (current term)
brush-tailed penguin
brush-tailed penguins
brush-tailed phalanger
brush-tailed porcupine
brush-turkey
brush-turkeys
brush aside
brush biopsy
brush border
brush bow
brush burn
brush by
brush catheter
brush cut

Literary usage of Brush-tail porcupine

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1. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"... with three Culex mosquitoes taken from a brush tail porcupine hole, Amisi with two G. palpalis, ..."

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