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hedgehog

noun [C]     /ˈhedʒ.hɒɡ/ US  /-hɑːɡ/
a small brown mammal with a covering of sharp spines on its backWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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