E*ri"ci*us (?), n. [L., a hedgehog.]

The Vulgate rendering of the Hebrew word qip&omac;d, which in the "Authorized Version" is translated bittern, and in the Revised Version, porcupine.

I will make it [Babylon] a possession for the ericius and pools of waters. Is. xiv. 23 (Douay version).

 

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