Spiny

Definition of Spiny

Spin´y
a.1.Full of spines; thorny; as, a spiny tree.
2.Like a spine in shape; slender.
3.Fig.: Abounding with difficulties or annoyances.
The spiny deserts of scholastic philosophy.
- Bp. Warburton.
Spiny lobster
(Zool.) Same as Rock lobster, under Rock. See also Lobster.
n.1.See Spinny.

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