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hedgehog

hedge·hog

hedgehog

 
pronunciation:
hej hag [or] hej hawg
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any one of several small, insect-eating mammals having spiny hairs or quills on the back and sides that protect the animal, esp. when it rolls itself into a ball.
 
definition 2: the American porcupine.
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