echinate[ek′i nāt′, e kī′nit]
echinate definition by Webster's New World
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covered with prickles; bristling, as a porcupine
Origin: Classical Latin echinatus ; from echinus, echinus
echinate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Bearing or covered with spines or bristles; prickly.