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e·chin·u·late

(e-kin'yū-lāt),
Prickly or spinous. Covered with small spines.
Synonym(s): echinate
[Mod. L. echinulus, dim. of L. echinus, hedgehog]

echinate

(ĕk′ə-nāt′)
adj.
Bearing or covered with spines or bristles; prickly.

echinate

Prickly or covered with spines.

echinate

possessing spines or bristles.