Echidna - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈkɪdnə|  American pronunciation of the word echidna
Brit.  |ɪˈkɪdnə|  British pronunciation of the word echidna

noun

- a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea (syn: anteater)
- a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia (syn: anteater)

Word forms

noun
singular: echidna
plural: echidnas
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