ouriço-cacheiro

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Portuguese[edit]

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ouriço (Erinaceus europaeus)

Etymology[edit]

From ouriço (hedgehog) + cacheiro (hiding, cunning).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /o(w).ɾi.su.kɐ.ˈʃɐj.ɾu/, /o(w).ɾi.su.kɐ.ˈʃej.ɾu/

Noun[edit]

ouriço-cacheiro m (plural ouriços-cacheiros)

  1. hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
    O ouriço-cacheiro usa os seus espinhos para se proteger dos predadores.
    The hedgehog uses its quills to protect itself from predators.

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