HyperDic: spinous

English > 2 senses of the word spinous:
ADJECTIVEallspinous, spinyhaving spines
allspinous, acanthoid, acanthousshaped like a spine or thorn
English > spinous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving spines.
Example"the dorsal fin is spinous"
OppositespinelessLacking spiny processes
English > spinous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshaped like a spine or thorn.
Synonymsacanthoid, acanthous
BroaderpointedHaving a point
Nounsspinea sharp rigid animal process or appendage
spinea small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
spineany sharply pointed projection

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