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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Having backbones adj. - Shaped like a thorn.

Usage examples (30)
  • The dorsal fin is spinous
  • If I had so sweet a place, I would plant brambles, briers, blackthorn, furze, crataegus, every kind of spinous growth, inside my gates, and never let anybody lop them.
  • The anterior superior spinous process of the ilium.
  • So much for the osseous or spinous systems in animals. for more
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