echinated

echinate

[ih-kahy-neyt, -nit, ek-uh-neyt, -nit]
adjective
bristly; prickly.
Also, echinated.


Origin:
1660–70; < Latin echīnātus. See echinus, -ate1

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echinate or echinated (ˈɛkɪˌneɪt)
 
adj
biology covered with spines, bristles, or bristle-like outgrowths
 
echinated or echinated
 
adj

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