Definition of Porcupines

1. Noun. Meat patties rolled in rice and simmered in a tomato sauce.

Exact synonyms: Porcupine Ball
Generic synonyms: Meatball



Definition of Porcupines

1. Noun. (plural of porcupine) ¹

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Definition of Porcupines

1. porcupine [n] - See also: porcupine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Porcupines

porchlike
porchway
porchways
porciform
porcine
porcini
porcinis
porcino
porcupine
porcupine ball
porcupine fish
porcupine provision
porcupine puffer
porcupine puffers
porcupinefish
porcupines (current term)
pore
pore fungus
pore mushroom
pore over
pore space
pore spaces
poreblind
pored
porer
porers
pores
porewater
porewaters
porfimer sodium

Literary usage of Porcupines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1840)
"Hi divides the group into, 1, the porcupines properly so called ... Mr. Bennett (Zoological Gardens) remarks that all the porcupines have four cheek-teeth ..."

2. The Practice of Silviculture: With Particular Reference to Its Application by Ralph Chipman Hawley (1921)
"Beaver are relatively scarce and in only a few regions are they a nuisance. porcupines. —. Damage by porcupines consists in the gnawing of bark on standing ..."

3. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"The short legs, plantigrade feet and short thick tail are also characteristic of our North American species, but foreign porcupines exhibit many differences ..."

4. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"The short legs, plantigrade feet and short thick tail are also characteristic of our North American species, but foreign porcupines exhibit many differences ..."

5. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"They include the prehensile-tailed porcupines of South America, ... In these points they differ from the American arboreal porcupines ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1897)
"3. Excrement of large mammal, possibly sloth. 4. Felted hair of bats, rats and porcupines mixed with a woolly fur, possibly belonging to the sloth itself. ..."

7. Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization: As by Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1908)
"CO-OPERATION AMONG porcupines Complete, A NUMBER of porcupines huddled together for warmth on a cold day in winter; but, as they began to prick one another ..."

8. The Indian Forester (1879)
"porcupines in plantations. SIR,—I bare the honor to request the favor of your informing me as to the best and cheapest method of getting rid of porcupines ..."

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