Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having ray-like spines.

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

  • adjective Having straight projecting spines.

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  • adjective Having straight projecting spines.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • I have seen, in actinophorous rhizopods, certain actions, unconnected with sexual desire or the gratification of appetite, which lead me to believe that these minute microscopic organisms have their pastimes and moments of simple amusement.

    The Dawn of Reason or, Mental Traits in the Lower Animals

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  • thank u!!

    July 4, 2009