Sea hedgehog


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea hedgehog (Zoöl) A sea urchin.
    • Sea hedgehog See Diodon.
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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
A Sea-Urchin is therefore a "Sea-Hedgehog," a name very appropriate for a creature armed with prickles.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay