variants: or echino-

Definition of echin-

1 : prickle echinoderm
2 : sea urchin echinoid

History and Etymology for echin-

Latin, from Greek, from echinos sea urchin

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“Echin-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/echin-. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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