What does echinate mean?

Definitions for echinateɪˈkaɪ neɪt, -nɪt, ˈɛk əˌneɪt, -nɪt; -neɪ tɪd, -ˌneɪ tɪd

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Echinate(adj)

    alt. of Echinated

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Echinate

    -d, ek′in-āt, -ed, adj. prickly like a hedgehog: set with prickles or bristles.—ns. Echī′nite, a fossil sea-urchin; Echī′noderm, one of the Echinoder′mata, a class of animals having the skin strengthened by calcareous plates, or covered with spikes.—adjs. Echinoder′matous, relating to the Echinodermata; Ech′inoid, like a sea-urchin.—n. one of the Echinoi′dea.—n. Echī′nus, a sea-urchin: (archit.) the convex projecting moulding of eccentric curve in Greek examples, supporting the abacus of the Doric capital. [Gr. echinos, a hedgehog, and derma, skin.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of echinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of echinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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