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Definition of Hedgehog thistle
Hedgehog thistleHedgehog 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 so as to present the spines outwardly in every
direction. It is nocturnal in its habits, feeding chiefly
2. (Zo["o]l.) The Canadian porcupine.[U.S]
3. (Bot.) A species of Medicago (M. intertexta), the pods
of which are armed with short spines; -- popularly so
4. A form of dredging machine. --Knight.
Hedgehog caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), the hairy larv[ae] of
several species of bombycid moths, as of the Isabella
moth. It curls up like a hedgehog when disturbed. See
Woolly bear, and Isabella moth.
Hedgehog fish (Zo["o]l.), any spinose plectognath fish,
esp. of the genus Diodon; the porcupine fish.
Hedgehog grass (Bot.), a grass with spiny involucres,
growing on sandy shores; burgrass (Cenchrus
Hedgehog rat (Zo["o]l.), one of several West Indian
rodents, allied to the porcupines, but with ratlike tails,
and few quills, or only stiff bristles. The hedgehog rats
belong to Capromys, Plagiodon, and allied genera.
Hedgehog shell (Zo["o]l.), any spinose, marine, univalve
shell of the genus Murex.
Hedgehog thistle (Bot.), a plant of the Cactus family,
globular in form, and covered with spines
Sea hedgehog. See Diodon.
Meaning of Hedgehog thistle from wikipedia
- species. Some species
of ceroid cacti
as torch cactus
due to their
use as torches
by Native Americans
in the past...
- with a French
accent. Do, Ray, and Mee: A trio of pink, yellow, and blue hedgehog
siblings. Emperor Spine
King): An evil king plans
- Crested Porcupine
(Hystrix cristata) Egyptian Mongoose
(Herpestes ichneumon) Hedgehog
(Erinaceus concolor) Middle
mole-rat (Spalax ehrenbergi; syn...
- female prickly plant named Thistle
. A female magpie named
caps. A male hedgehog named
and hawk 647. Merchant
and wife 648. Vulture
649. Stag, hedgehog
and boar 650. Presumptuous beetle
and his wife 652. Cuckoo...
- control exotic
(Carduus nutans) and Canadian thistle
(Cirsium arvense). However, the weevil
also attacks native thistles
- rubra, western
tragus, Russian-thistle Suaeda
- alensis) strawberry hedgehog cactus
(Echinocereus fasciculatus) tapona
(Opuntia tapona) teddy
(Cylindropuntia bigelovii) thistle cholla
- "Campaign to stop the slaughter
of over 5000 Hedgehogs
on the Island
of Uist". Epping Forest Hedgehog
from the original
on 27 August...
echino- L echīnus G ἐχῖνος (ekhînos) hedgehog
, sea-urchin great globe thistle
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