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Definition of Spiny

Spiny
Spiny Spin"y, a. [From Spine.] 1. Full of spines; thorny; as, a spiny tree. 2. Like a spine in shape; slender. ``Spiny grasshoppers sit chirping.' --Chapman. 3. Fig.: Abounding with difficulties or annoyances. The spiny deserts of scholastic philosophy. --Bp. Warburton. Spiny lobster. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Rock lobster, under Rock. See also Lobster.
Spiny
Spiny Spin"y, n. See Spinny.

Meaning of Spiny from wikipedia

- Spiny may refer to: Spiny, Poland, a village in the district of Gmina Pakosławice, within Nysa County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland Spiny...
- Spiny lobsters, also known as langustas, langouste, or rock lobsters, are a family (Palinuridae) of about 60 species of achelate crustaceans, in the Decapoda...
- The spiny dogfish, spurdog, mud shark, or piked dogfish (Squalus acanthias) is one of the best known species of the Squalidae (dogfish) family of sharks...
- Echidnas (/ɪˈkɪdnə/), sometimes known as spiny anteaters, belong to the family Tachyglossidae in the monotreme order of egg-laying mammals. The four extant...
- spiny mice Western Saharan spiny mouse, Acomys airensis Cairo spiny mouse, Acomys cahirinus Chudeau's spiny mouse, Acomys chudeaui Asia Minor spiny mouse...
- The California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus) is a species of spiny lobster found in the eastern Pacific Ocean from Monterey Bay, California to...
- The spiny softs**** turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softs**** turtle, one of the largest freshwater turtle species in North America. Both the...
- Myocastoridae, Myocastor is actually nested within Echimyidae, the family of the spiny rats. The coypu lives in burrows alongside stretches of water, and feeds...
- Spiny orb-weavers is a common name for Gasteracantha, a genus of spiders. They are also commonly called spiny-backed orb-weavers, due to the prominent...
- The spiny-tailed monitor (Var**** acanthurus), also known as the ridge-tailed monitor or Ackies dwarf monitor, is an Australian species of lizard belonging...
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