sea hedgehog
Globefish Globe"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A plectognath fish of the genera {Diodon}, {Tetrodon}, and allied genera. The globefishes can suck in water or air and distend the body to a more or less globular form. Called also {porcupine fish}, and {sea hedgehog}. See {Diodon}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea hedgehog — Hedgehog Hedge hog , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European insectivore ({Erinaceus Europ[ae]us}), and other allied species of Asia and Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines. It is able to roll itself into …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea hedgehog — Sea hedge hog (Zo[ o]l.) A sea urchin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea hedgehog — noun 1. : sea urchin 2. : globefish * * * sea hedgehog noun 1. A sea urchin 2. A globe fish • • • Main Entry: ↑sea * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hedgehog — Hedge hog , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European insectivore ({Erinaceus Europ[ae]us}), and other allied species of Asia and Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines. It is able to roll itself into a ball… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Hedgehog fish — Hedgehog Hedge hog , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European insectivore ({Erinaceus Europ[ae]us}), and other allied species of Asia and Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines. It is able to roll itself into …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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