Synonyms

1. echidna

noun. ['ˌɛˈkɪdnə'] a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia.

Synonyms

  • monotreme
  • Tachyglossus
  • anteater
  • genus Tachyglossus
  • spiny anteater

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Words that Rhyme with Echidna

  • doudna
  • edna

Example sentences of the word echidna


1. Noun, singular or mass
With only two exceptions, the echidna and the platypus, all mammals deliver live births.

2. echidna

noun. ['ˌɛˈkɪdnə'] a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea.

Synonyms

  • monotreme
  • anteater
  • genus Zaglossus
  • spiny anteater
  • Zaglossus
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