bone-covered


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Adj.1.bone-covered - (of animals) armored with bone
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
armoured, armored - used of animals; provided with protective covering
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When the time comes I will describe that wondrous moonlit night upon the great lake when a young ichthyosaurus--a strange creature, half seal, half fish, to look at, with bone-covered eyes on each side of his snout, and a third eye fixed upon the top of his head--was entangled in an Indian net, and nearly upset our canoe before we towed it ashore; the same night that a green water-snake shot out from the rushes and carried off in its coils the steersman of Challenger's canoe.