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prickle

noun /ˈprikl/
a sharp point growing on a plant or animal
púa, pincho, espina
A hedgehog is covered with prickles.
a feeling of being pricked
pinchazo
a prickle of fear.
prickly adjective ( comparative pricklier, superlative prickliest) covered with prickles
espinoso; con púas
Holly is a prickly plant.
pricking; stinging
pruriginoso, que pica
a prickly rash.
prickliness noun
picazón; cualidad de espinoso
(Definition of prickle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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