[ih-kin-yuh-lit, -leyt, ih-kahyn-] /ɪˈkɪn yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, ɪˈkaɪn-/
(of a plant or animal) having a covering of prickles or small spines.
[ih-kahy-nuh s] /ɪˈkaɪ nəs/ noun, plural echini [ih-kahy-nahy] /ɪˈkaɪ naɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. any sea urchin of the genus Echinus. 2. Architecture. /ɪˈkaɪnəs/ noun (pl) -ni (-naɪ) 1. (architect) an ovolo moulding between the shaft and the abacus of a Doric column 2. any of the sea urchins of the genus Echinus, such as E. […]
/ˈɛkɪəm/ noun 1. any plant of the Eurasian and African genus Echium with bell-shaped flowers sometimes borne on single-sided spikes in a wide variety of colours; E. vulgare is viper’s bugloss: family Boraginaceae
[ek-ee-yoo r-id] /ˌɛk iˈyʊər ɪd/ noun 1. any of various unsegmented marine worms of the phylum Echiura, comprising the spoonworms.
[ek-ee-yoo r-oid] /ˌɛk iˈyʊər ɔɪd/ noun 1. any wormlike invertebrate of the phylum Echiuroidea, found in sand and mud of tropical and subtropical seas, having at the mouth a ciliated, often elongated prostomium. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the Echiuroidea.