erizo

noun eri·zo \ ə̇ˈrē(ˌ)zō , -)sō \

Definition of erizo

plural -s
1 :any of several porcupine fishes
2
[American Spanish, from Spanish]
a :the strong bast fiber of a South American timber tree (Apeiba tibourbou) of the family Tiliaceae
b :the tree that yields erizo

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Origin and Etymology of erizo

Spanish, literally, hedgehog, from Latin ericius


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