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spinous

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adjective spi·nous \ˈspī-nəs\

Definition of spinous

  1. 1a :  spiny 2 <a spinous plant>b :  spiny 3

  2. 2 :  difficult or unpleasant to handle or meet :  thorny



15th Century

First Known Use of spinous

15th century


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spinous

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adjective spi·nous \ˈspī-nəs\

Medical Definition of spinous

  1. :  slender and pointed like a spine




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