family Erinaceidae

noun
true hedgehogs
Syn: ↑Erinaceidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Insectivora, ↑order Insectivora
Member Meronyms: ↑Erinaceus, ↑genus Erinaceus

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  • Erinaceidae — n. a natural family including the true hedgehogs. Syn: family {Erinaceidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erinaceidae — Taxobox name = ErinaceomorphaMSW3 Hutterer | pages = 212 219] fossil range = Eocene to Recent image caption = Erinaceus europaeus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia infraclassis = Eutheria superordo = Laurasiatheria ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Erinaceidae — noun true hedgehogs • Syn: ↑family Erinaceidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Insectivora, ↑order Insectivora • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal family — noun a family of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossidae, ↑family Tachyglossidae, ↑Ornithorhynchidae, ↑family Ornithorhynchidae, ↑Didelphidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Insectivora — European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) The extinct Macrocranion tu …   Wikipedia

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  • Erinaceus — noun type genus of the family Erinaceidae: hedgehogs • Syn: ↑genus Erinaceus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Erinaceidae, ↑family Erinaceidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hedgehog — hedgehoggy, adj. /hej hog , hawg /, n. 1. an Old World, insect eating mammal of the genus Erinaceus, esp. E. europaeus, having spiny hairs on the back and sides. 2. the porcupine. 3. Mil. a. a portable obstacle made of crossed logs in the shape… …   Universalium

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