Thorn-headed
Thorn-headed Thorn"-head`ed, a. Having a head armed with thorns or spines. [1913 Webster]

{Thorn-headed worm} (Zo["o]l.), any worm of the order Acanthocephala; -- called also {thornhead}. [1913 Webster]


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