echinate definition

  • adjective:
    • Bearing or covered with spines or bristles; prickly.
    • prickly; bristly
    • Set with prickles; prickly, like a hedgehog; bristled.
  • others:
    • Spiny, like a hedgehog; bristling with sharp points; bristly.
    • To project at an acute angle to the axis of (a fiber), offering it a feathery or plumed look: stated of the spicules in axinellid variety of sponge skeleton.
    • To project at an acute position towards axis of a fiber: stated for the spicules in a sponge skeleton.

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