Definition of Erethizontidae

1. Noun. New World arboreal porcupines.

Exact synonyms: Family Erethizontidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: New World Porcupine, Erethizon, Genus Erethizon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erethizontidae

Erdmann
Erdmann's reagent
Erdogan
Erebouni
Erebuni
Erebus
Erechtites hieracifolia
Eredivisie
Erenmalm
Erenmalms
Eresh-kigal
Ereshkigal
Ereshkigel
Erethizon
Erethizon dorsatum
Erethizontidae
Eretmochelys
Eretmochelys imbricata
Erevan
Erewan
Erewhon
Erewhonian
Erewhonians
Erfurt
Ergotrate Maleate
Erianthus
Erianthus ravennae
Eric
Eric Arthur Blair
Eric Blair

Literary usage of Erethizontidae

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1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"The erethizontidae must apparently be derived from South America, since they are unknown in the Old World, and unknown in the North American Tertiary, ..."

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