Ericius

Ericius

E*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).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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