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echinulate

[ ih-kin-yuh-lit, -leyt, ih-kahyn- ]
/ ɪˈkɪn yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, ɪˈkaɪn- /
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adjective
(of a plant or animal) having a covering of prickles or small spines.
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Origin of echinulate

Apparently echin(us) + -ule + -ate1
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