Of, relating to, or resembling hedgehogs.
- Examples of word Erinaceous in a sentence
“Except for the species Erinaceus and Gregaria, the genus Meyenia Carter is simply a union of the genera Ephydatia and Dosalia of Gray. The body is covered with thick hair, and beset here and there with erinaceous bristles.”
- Did you Know?
The word “erinaceous” is derived from the Latin word “erinaceus” meaning hedgehog, and the suffix “-ous.”
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