Definition of Brush-tailed porcupine

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brush-tailed Porcupine

brunted
brunting
brunts
brupper
brus
bruschetta
bruschettas
brush
brush-off
brush-offs
brush-tail porcupine
brush-tailed penguin
brush-tailed penguins
brush-tailed phalanger
brush-tailed porcupine (current term)
brush-turkey
brush-turkeys
brush aside
brush biopsy
brush border
brush bow
brush burn
brush by
brush catheter
brush cut
brush discharge
brush down
brush fire
brush habitat

Literary usage of Brush-tailed porcupine

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1. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"... there are two kinds, the common species {Hystrix cristata), which inhabits Southern Europe, North-east and West Africa ; and the brush-tailed porcupine, ..."

2. Miscellaneous Papers Relating to Indo-China and the Indian Archipelago by Reinhold Rost (1887)
"We must now speak of the long brush-tailed porcupine, and to prove (what is in fact the general opinion) that the Hystrix macrura is nothing else than the ..."

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