spinose
adjective Date: 1661 spiny 2 <
a fly with black spinose legs
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spinosity noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Spinose — Spi*nose , a.[L. spinosus, from spina a thorn.] Full of spines; armed with thorns; thorny. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spinose — [spī′nōs΄] adj. [L spinosus < spina,SPINE] full of or covered with spines spinosely adv …   English World dictionary

  • spinose — См. spinous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 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

  • spinose — adjective Having spines …   Wiktionary

  • spinose — SYN: spinous. * * * spi·nose (spiґnōs) spinous …   Medical dictionary

  • spinose — Bearing spines [Butler, T.H.]. (Order Isopoda): Bearing spines [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • spinose — spi·nose || spaɪnəʊs adj. thorny, spiked, having spines …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spinose — [ spʌɪnəʊs, spʌɪ nəʊs] (also spinous spʌɪnəs) adjective chiefly Botany & Zoology having spines; spiny …   English new terms dictionary

  • spinose — a. Thorny, spiny, spinous, briery …   New dictionary of synonyms

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