EriciusE*ri"ci*us\, n. [L., a hedgehog.] The Vulgate rendering of the Hebrew word qip[=o]d, which in the "Authorized Version" is translated bittern, and in the Revised Version, porcupine. I will make it [Babylon] a possession for the ericius and pools of waters. --Is. xiv. 23 (Douay version).