Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small spine or thorn.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small spine; a spicule.

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

  • noun A minute spine.

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

  • noun A minute spine.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin spīnula, diminutive of spīna, thorn.]

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Latin spinula, diminutive of spina a spine: compare French spinule.

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