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

  • adj. Having spinules; minutely spiny.
  • adj. Shaped like a spinule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Covered with small spines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with small spines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany and zoology, furnished with spinules or diminutive spines.


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