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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Tapering to a sharp rigid point.

Usage examples (7)
  • Base of involucel turbinate, inner bristles longer, spreading and spinescent, ciliate at base 2.
  • The thickets of the Fish, Sundays, and Gamtoos river valleys are sparse, succulent and spinescent.
  • These species-rich, dense thickets are composed of spinescent shrubs, woody creepers and succulents.
  • The Maputaland-Pondoland Bushland and Thicket is less spinescent and less succulent, comprised of more grasses, and dominated by subtropical woody evergreen species. for more
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