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ouriço (Erinaceus europaeus)

EtymologyEdit

From ouriço (hedgehog) + cacheiro (hiding, cunning).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /o(w).ɾi.su.kɐ.ˈʃɐj.ɾu/, /o(w).ɾi.su.kɐ.ˈʃej.ɾu/

NounEdit

ouriço-cacheiro m (plural ouriços-cacheiros)

  1. hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
    O ouriço-cacheiro usa os seus espinhos para se proteger dos predadores.
    The hedgehog uses its quills to protect itself from predators.

SynonymsEdit