Definition of Porcupine ball

1. Noun. Meat patties rolled in rice and simmered in a tomato sauce.

Exact synonyms: Porcupines
Generic synonyms: Meatball



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porcupine Ball

porcellaneous
porch
porch monkey
porch monkeys
porches
porchetta
porchlike
porchway
porchways
porciform
porcine
porcini
porcinis
porcino
porcupine
porcupine ball (current term)
porcupine fish
porcupine provision
porcupine puffer
porcupine puffers
porcupinefish
porcupines
pore
pore fungus
pore mushroom
pore over
pore space
pore spaces
poreblind
pored

Literary usage of Porcupine ball

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1836)
"eel; iasg, a fish: Welsh, ball-asg,* a porcupine; ball-awg, a hedgehog. The German igel, hedgehog, (Ang.-Sax. igil,) is undoubtedly so called from its sharp ..."

2. Holme Lee's Fairy Tales by Holme Lee (1869)
"... then Larkspur, buoyant and light-hearted as ever, assuring the agonised Leader that he would roll himself into a porcupine-ball, and thus tempt the Ogre ..."

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