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spiny rat

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noun
any of various ratlike rodents of the genus Echimys, inhabiting forests of Central and South America, most having bristly fur.
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β€œWas” is used for the indicative past tense of β€œto be,” and β€œwere” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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