HyperDic: hedgehog

English > 2 senses of the word hedgehog:
NOUNanimalhedgehog, porcupinerelatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
animalhedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, Erinaceus europeaeussmall nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
hedgehog > pronunciation
Soundshheh'jhhhaa.g
Rhymesagog ... Tagalog: 21 rhymes with aag...
English > hedgehog: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningrelatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur.
Synonymporcupine
PartsquillA stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog / hedgehog
NarrowerNew World porcupinearboreal porcupine
Old World porcupineterrestrial / terrestrial porcupine
Broaderrodent, gnawerrelatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Spanisherinaceinae, espín, puerco espín, puercoespín
Catalanespín, porc espí
English > hedgehog: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsmall nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines.
SynonymsErinaceus europaeus, Erinaceus europeaeus
Member ofErinaceus, genus Erinaceustype genus of the family Erinaceidae
PartsquillA stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog / hedgehog
Broaderinsectivoresmall insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial / terrestrial or fossorial mammals
Spanisherizo
Catalaneriçó, Erinaceus europaeus

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