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

  • adj. Shaped like a thorn or spine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the shape of a spine or thorn

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. shaped like a spine or thorn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spiny; spinous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. shaped like a spine or thorn


acanth (“thorn”) +‎ -oid (“resembling”) (Wiktionary)


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