acanthoid
acanthoid acanthoid acanthous acanthousadj. 1. 1 shaped like a spine or thorn

Syn: spinous [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • acanthoid — [ə kan′thəsə kan′thoid΄] adj. spiny; spine shaped: also acanthous [ə kan′thəs] …   English World dictionary

  • acanthoid — /euh kan thoyd/, adj. spiny; spinous. [ACANTH + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • acanthoid — Spine shaped. * * * acan·thoid ə kan(t) .thȯid adj shaped like a spine * * * acan·thoid (ə kanґthoid) [acanth + oid] resembling a spine; spinous …   Medical dictionary

  • acanthoid — É™ kænθ əʊɪd adj. spiked, thorny, spiny …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acanthoid — acan·thoid …   English syllables

  • acanthoid — /əˈkænθɔɪd/ (say uh kanthoyd) adjective spiny; spinous. {acanth(o) + oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • acanthoid — adjective shaped like a spine or thorn • Syn: ↑acanthous, ↑spinous • Similar to: ↑pointed • Derivationally related forms: ↑spine (for: ↑spinous), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acanthous — acanthoid acanthoid acanthous acanthousadj. 1. 1 shaped like a spine or thorn Syn: spinous [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a|can|thous — «uh KAN thuhs», adjective. = acanthoid. (Cf. ↑acanthoid) …   Useful english dictionary

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