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canada porcupine Explained

Canada porcupine at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Canada \Can"a*da\, n.
A British province in North America, giving its name to
various plants and animals.

{Canada balsam}. See under {Balsam}.

{Canada goose}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Wild goose}.

{Canada jay}. See {Whisky Jack}.

{Canada lynx}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Lynx}.

{Canada porcupine} (Zo["o]l.) See {Porcupine}, and {Urson}.


{Canada rice} (Bot.) See under {Rick}.

{Canada robin} (Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird.

Canada porcupine at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Canada porcupine
n : porcupine of northeastern North America with barbed spines
concealed in the coarse fur; often gnaws buildings for
salt and grease [syn: {Erethizon dorsatum}]