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Bearing spines: spinose gastropods.

[Latin spīnōsus, from spīna, thorn.]

spi·nos′i·ty (-nŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(ˈspaɪnəʊs; spaɪˈnəʊs)
(Botany) (esp of plants) bearing many spines
[C17: from Latin spīnōsus prickly, from spīna a thorn]
ˈspinosely adv
spinosity n
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(ˈspaɪ ni)

adj. spin•i•er, spin•i•est.
1. abounding in or having spines; thorny, as a plant.
2. covered with or having sharp-pointed processes, as an animal.
3. resembling a spine; spinelike.
4. difficult to handle; thorny: a spiny problem.
spin′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spinose - having spines
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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