What does spinous mean?

Definitions for spinous
ˈspaɪ nəsspinous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spinous, spinyadjective

    having spines

    "the dorsal fin is spinous"

  2. acanthoid, acanthous, spinousadjective

    shaped like a spine or thorn


  1. spinousadjective

    Having many spines.

    Etymology: spinōsus.

  2. spinousadjective

    Of a person, difficult to deal with, prickly.

    Etymology: spinōsus.

  3. spinousadjective

    Of a subject, providing many difficulties, thorny.

    Etymology: spinōsus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spinousadjective

    spinose; thorny

  2. Spinousadjective

    having the form of a spine or thorn; spinelike

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spinous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spinous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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