Definitions

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  • adj. Having small spines or similar projections

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Set with small spines or prickles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having small prickles; minutely prickly or spiny.

Etymologies

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From Latin echinulus ("little hedgehog")

Examples

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  • prickly

    May 12, 2008