قنفد قنفذ, or, accord. to some, قفذ قنقل


قُنْفُذٌ

and قُنْفَذٌ [The male hedge-hog;] (Ṣ, L, Mṣb, Ḳ;) i. q. شَيْهَمٌ: (M, L, Ḳ:) or the male and female: (Mṣb:) or the fem. is with ة, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb, Ḳ,) sometimes; and the male is called شَيْهَمٌ and دُلْدُلٌ: (Mṣb:) pl. قَنَافِذُ. (Ṣ.) Some hold that the ن is an augmentative letter: others, that it is a radical. (TA.)

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مَا أَبْيَضُ شَطْرًا أَسْوَدُ ظَهْرًا يَمْشِى قِمْطَرًا وَيَبُولُ

قَطْرًا What is white in one half, black in the back, that walks contractedly, and makes water in drops? An enigma: to which the answer is, The قُنْفُذ [q. v.]. (L.)
قُنْفُذُ لَيْلٍ One who sleeps not [during the night]; because the قنفذ sleeps not: (L:) and a calumniator; a slanderer; (L, Ḳ;) as also أَنْقَدُ لَيْلٍ. (L.)
Also قُنْفُذٌ and قُنْفَذٌ The rat, or mouse; syn. فَارٌ: (Ḳ:) fem. with ة. (TA.)
قُنْفُذٌ (assumed tropical:) The part behind the ear of a camel, whence the sweat exudes. (Ṣ, L, Ḳ.)
And, with ة, (assumed tropical:) The part of the head that is below that which is called the قَمَحْدُوَة. (L.)
قُنْفُذٌ (assumed tropical:) A place that produces tangled herbage: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) an elevated place abounding with trees: AḤn says, that what is thus termed is in hard ground, between what is termed قُفّ and sand. (L.)
قُنْفُذُ رَمْلٍ (assumed tropical:) Sand collected together, (Aboo-Kheyreh, L, Ḳ,) and elevated, (Ḳ,) or somewhat elevated: (Aboo-Kheyreh, L:) or the abundance of trees of sand: or, as some say, قُنْفَذُ رَمْلٍ, with fet-h, signifies abundance and tallness of trees of sand. (L.)
قُنْفُذٌ (L, Ḳ) and with ة (L) (assumed tropical:) A tree in the midst of sand. (L, Ḳ.)
قَنَافِذُ (assumed tropical:) Mountains that are not long: or long and narrow tracts, (أَحْبُل, L, Ḳ, TA: in the CK, أَجْبُل, or mountains,) of sand: (L, Ḳ:) or hills with pointed heads (نَبَكٌ) lying in the way, or road. (Th, L, Ḳ.)