Spiniferous
Spiniferous Spi*nif"er*ous, a. [L. spinifer; spina thorn + ferre to produce.] Producing spines; bearing thorns or spines; thorny; spiny. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • spiniferous — [spī nif′ər əs] adj. 〚L spinifer < spina,SPINE + FEROUS〛 bearing spines * * * …   Universalium

  • spiniferous — [spī nif′ər əs] adj. [L spinifer < spina,SPINE + FEROUS] bearing spines …   English World dictionary

  • spiniferous — adjective Having spines or thorns; spiny, thorny …   Wiktionary

  • spiniferous — bearing spines Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • spiniferous — /spaɪˈnɪfərəs/ (say spuy nifuhruhs) adjective → spiny (defs 1–3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • spiniferous — spīnifˈerous adjective Thornbearing • • • Main Entry: ↑spine …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Latin words with English derivatives — This is a list of Latin words with derivatives in English (and other modern languages). Ancient orthography did not distinguish between i and j or between u and v. Many modern works distinguish u from v but not i from j. In this article both… …   Wikipedia

  • Geoffroea decorticans — Taxobox name = Chañar image width = 240px image caption = isolated G. decorticans in the Argentine Pampa status = LC regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae genus …   Wikipedia

  • Ziziphus mistol — taxobox name = Ziziphus mistol status = DD status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Ziziphus species = Z. mistol binomial = Ziziphus mistol binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • spinose — spinosely, adv. spinosity /spuy nos i tee/, n. /spuy nohs, spuy nohs /, adj. full of spines; spiniferous; spinous. [1650 60; < L spinosus. See SPINE, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”