n.1.The Vulgate rendering of the Hebrew word qipōd, 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).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.