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Meaning of “porcupine” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of porcupine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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porcupinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɔr·kjəˌpɑɪn/
a ​small, ​brownmammal with a ​covering of ​quills (= ​long, ​sharppoints) on ​its back
(Definition of porcupine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “porcupine”
in Spanish puerco espín…
in Vietnamese con nhím…
in Malaysian landak…
in Thai เม่น…
in French porc-épic…
in German das Stachelschwein…
in Chinese (Simplified) 豪猪,箭猪…
in Indonesian landak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豪豬,箭豬…
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