from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A globular sea-urchin; one of the echini proper, or regular sea-urchins, as distinguished from the flat ones known as cake-urchins, or the cordate ones called heart-urchins.


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  • Itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny yellow polka-dot echini

    March 3, 2022

  • I heart egg-urchin, and egg heart-urchin.

    March 3, 2022

  • Team globular!

    March 3, 2022

  • Cake-urchin? It's a pantry invasion.

    March 3, 2022

  • I'm told one can't have one's cake-urchin and also eat it.

    March 3, 2022

  • I suppose if you put enough egg-urchins into a cake-urchin you can bake a sponge-urchin. Can anyone confirm?

    March 3, 2022

  • I think that would be an odd kind of a sponge, only just about spongieuse.

    March 4, 2022