Acanthion

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Translingual[edit]

Hystrix brachyura, in the subgenus Acanthion

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Acanthion

  1. A taxonomic subgenus within the genus Hystrix — the smaller Old World porcupines.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Formerly considered an independent genus

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