bearing spines

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Spinigerous — Spi*nig er*ous, a. [L. spiniger; spina spine + gerere to bear.] Bearing a spine or spines; thorn bearing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spinigerous — adj. [L. spina, thorn; gerere, to carry] Spine bearing …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • spinigerous — spīnigˈerous adjective Bearing spines • • • Main Entry: ↑spine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • jagged — adj 1. notched, notchy, serrated, serrate, serriform, saw toothed, toothed; ragged, craggy, scraggy, ridged, rugose, nicked, chipped, rugged, uneven, irregular; spinous, spiny, spiniferous, spinigerous, bristly, spiculate, pointy, snaggy, studded …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ragged — I 3. glow, beam, scintillate, twinkle, glitter, sparkle, light up. II adj 1. shabby, seedy, tacky; slovenly, slop py, unkempt, untidy, dowdy, frumpish, frumpy; scrag gly, shaggy; needy, lacking, down and out, indigent, poor, impoverished, poverty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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