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BRUSH-TAIL PORCUPINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brush-tail porcupine mean? 

BRUSH-TAIL PORCUPINE (noun)
  The noun BRUSH-TAIL PORCUPINE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: BRUSH-TAIL PORCUPINE used as a noun is very rare.


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BRUSH-TAIL PORCUPINE (noun)


Sense 1brush-tail porcupine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Porcupine with a tuft of large beaded bristles on the tail

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

brush-tail porcupine; brush-tailed porcupine

Hypernyms ("brush-tail porcupine" is a kind of...):

Old World porcupine (terrestrial porcupine)

Holonyms ("brush-tail porcupine" is a member of...):

Atherurus; genus Atherurus (a genus of Hystricidae)


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