from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, tipped with or bearing at the extremity a spine, as the leaves of agave.

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  • adj. of a plant tipped with a spine


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  • Holding out a spine-tipped hand, the creature passed something unseen to the eager cat-man.

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