Spicose
Spicose \Spi*cose"\, a. [L. spica a spike, or ear.] (Bot.) Having spikes, or ears, like corn spikes. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spicose — spi·cose …   English syllables

  • spicose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spicous — Spi cous, a. (Bot.) See {Spicose}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiciferous — a. Spicated, eared, spicose, spicous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spicate —   a. having, like or in a spike.    ♦ spical,    ♦ spicant,    ♦ spiciferous,    ♦ spiciform,    ♦ spicigerous,    ♦ spicose,    ♦ spicous, a. having spikes.    ♦ spicula,    ♦ spicule, n. small spike; small spiky body in sponges and similar… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • spicosity — noun see spicose …   Useful english dictionary

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