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porcupine

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɔː.kjʊ.paɪn/  us   /ˈpɔːr-/
an animal with a covering of long, sharp quills (= stiff hairs like needles) on its back
Translations of “porcupine”
in Vietnamese con nhím…
in Spanish puerco espín…
in Thai เม่น…
in Malaysian landak…
in French porc-épic…
in German das Stachelschwein…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豪豬,箭豬…
in Indonesian landak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 豪猪,箭猪…
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