Myriacanthous Myr`i*a*can"thous, a. [Gr. ? numberless + 'a`kanqa a spine.] (Zo["o]l.) Having numerous spines, as certain fishes. [1913 Webster]

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  • myriacanthous — myr·i·a·can·thous …   English syllables

  • myriacanthous —   a. having many prickles …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • myriacanthous — |mirēə|kan(t)thəs adjective Etymology: myri + acanthous biology : having numerous spines or prickles …   Useful english dictionary

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