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English definition of “echidna”

echidna

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈkɪd.nə/ us  
a small Australian mammal that is covered with sharp spines, has a long nose, and eats ants and termitesWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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