spinescent

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Adjective[edit]

spinescent (not comparable)

  1. Having a spine or spines.
  2. Terminating in a spine.

Usage notes[edit]

This does not refer to spine in the sense of a backbone or book binding, but in the sense of "spiny". Cacti and sea urchins are spinescent.

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