echino-

combining form

: prickle, spine
echinococcus

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Greek, combining form from echînos "hedgehog, sea urchin" — more at echinus

Dictionary Entries Near echino-

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“Echino-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/echino-. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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