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erinaceous

[er-uh-ney-shuh s] /ˌɛr əˈneɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
of the hedgehog kind or family.
Origin of erinaceous
< Latin ērināce(us) hedgehog + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for erinaceous

erinaceous

/ˌɛrɪˈneɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling hedgehogs
Word Origin
C18: from Latin ērināceus hedgehog
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