erinaceous

adjective
er·​i·​na·​ceous | \ ¦erə¦nāshəs \

Definition of erinaceous

: like or relating to the hedgehog

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History and Etymology for erinaceous

Latin erinaceus, noun, hedgehog, from er hedgehog + -inaceus (as in gallinaceus cock, from gallinaceus of a cock)

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“Erinaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erinaceous. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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