WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
- 1. spinous (vs. spineless), spiny
- usage: having spines; "the dorsal fin is spinous"
- 2. barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thorny, armed (vs. unarmed)
- usage: having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
All rights reserved.
See also: spiny (Dictionary)