Hedgehog fish


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hedgehog fish (Zoöl) any spinose plectognath fish, esp. of the genus Diodon; the porcupine fish.
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In literature:

He is sometimes called the Sea-hedgehog or Urchin-fish, and well deserves his name.
"Within the Deep" by R. Cadwallader Smith
You wouldn't care to see the bird's and squirrels and hedgehogs, nor the fish in the river, nor the rabbits and hares.
"In Honour's Cause" by George Manville Fenn