HyperDic: spiny

English > 2 senses of the word spiny:
ADJECTIVEallspiny, spinoushaving spines
allspiny, barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, thornyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
spiny > pronunciation
Soundsspay'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > spiny: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving spines.
Synonymspinous
OppositespinelessLacking spiny processes
English > spiny: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc..
Synonymsbarbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, thorny
Broaderarmed(used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
Spanisherizado, espinoso, punzante
Catalaneriçat, espinós, punxant
Nounsspininessthe quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines

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