from The Century Dictionary.

  • Rendered prickly or bristly.


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  • The spicules are some crutch-like, others spined or echinated, while the deep-sea sponges appear to grow long thick spicules, which attach the sponge to the ground by means of grapnel-like ends.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887 Various

  • C. leflfer than the fofmer, being little more than fix inches in cir - cumference.; the color white •, the ribs echinated higher up -, has only fixteen ribs, the former twenty-one; the fliape rounder.

    British Zoology 1777

  • SciRPUS paluHris Rufli-grafs, marfh Canada Kalm'sTrav.iii. p, S3, capitatus globofe Virginia capi] Iaris dwarf Virginia mucronatus mucrenated Virginia cchinatus echinated N.Amer. retrofraftus Virginia fpadiceus brown Virginia Eriophorum Virgin.

    Travels through that part of North America formerly called Louisiana. 1771


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