acanthopterous love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Spiny-winged, as the cassowary. Having spiny fins; of the nature of the Acanthopteri or Acanthopterygii; acanthopterygious. Having spines: as, an acanthopterous fin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Spiny-winged.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) Acanthopterygious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Spiny-winged.
  • adjective zoology Acanthopterygious

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἀκανθο- (akantho-, "spine") + πτερόν (pteron, "wing")

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