echidna

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An echidna

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Through Latin, from Ancient Greek ἔχιδνα (ekhidna). Compare ἐχῖνος (ekhinos, hedgehog).

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echidna (plural echidnas or echidnae)

  1. Any of the species of small spined monotremes in family Tachyglossidae, the four extant species of which are found in Australia and southern New Guinea.

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echidna f (plural echidne)

  1. echidna