Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Definitions for erinaceous
- Of the hedgehog kind or family.
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Citations for erinaceous
At times even more ruthless, their erinaceous fingernails used as claws, as dangerous as any blade.
[Thoreau was] the most erinaceous of American writers. Ideas stuck out from his writings like porcupine quills, guaranteed to prick the hide of even the most thick-skinned, reader.
Origin of erinaceous
Erinaceous originates from the Latin ērināceus for hedgehog, followed by the suffix -ous referring to the possession of a quality.