Hystricomorphous
Hystricomorphous \Hys`tri*co*mor"phous\, a. [Hystrix + Gr. morfh` form.] (Zo["o]l.) Like, or allied to, the porcupines; -- said of a group ({Hystricomorpha}) of rodents. [1913 Webster]

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