from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being spinous or spinose; rough, spinous, or thorny character or quality; thorniness: literally or figuratively.
- noun A thorny part or thing; something thorny or crabbed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being spiny or thorny; spininess.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The quality or state of being
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Both these species come close to Barbus, showing that the spinosity of the dorsal fin is a more valuable character than that of the form of the mouth.