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Meaning of SPINOUS

Pronunciation:  'spInus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  shaped like a spine or thorn
 

SPINOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: acanthoid, acanthous, pointed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spi"nous\, a.
1. Spinose; thorny.

2. Having the form of a spine or thorn; spinelike.

{Spinous process of a vertebra} (Anat.), the dorsal process
   of the neural arch of a vertebra; a neurapophysis.

 

 

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