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Definition of Thorny

Thorny
Thorny Thorn"y, a. [Compar. Thornier; superl. Thorniest.] [Cf. AS. [thorn]orniht.] 1. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; spiny; as, a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny crown. 2. Like a thorn or thorns; hence, figuratively, troublesome; vexatious; harassing; perplexing. ``The thorny point of bare distress.' --Shak. The steep and thorny way to heaven. --Shak. Thorny rest-harrow (Bot.), rest-harrow. Thorny trefoil, a prickly plant of the genus Fagonia (F. Cretica, etc.).

Meaning of Thorny from wikipedia

- The thorny devil (Moloch horridus), also known commonly as the mountain devil, thorny lizard, thorny dragon, and moloch, is a species of lizard in the...
- Thorny frog may refer to: Brown thorny frog, a frog found in the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines Thorny spikethumb frog, a frog found in Guatemala...
- The honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), also known as the thorny locust or thorny honeylocust, is a deciduous tree in the family Fabaceae, native to...
- The thorny skate (Amblyraja radiata) is a species of fish in the family Rajidae. This bottom-living skate lives in the North and south-eastern Atlantic...
- Thorny Flat (4,848 feet (1,478 m)) is the second highest peak in the U.S. state of West Virginia, after Spruce ****. Thorny Flat is the high point of...
- commonly known as the spiny amaranth, spiny pigweed, prickly amaranth or thorny amaranth, is a plant is native to the tropical Americas, but is present...
- kephale, head) is a phylum of parasitic worms known as acanthocephalans, thorny-headed worms, or spiny-headed worms, characterized by the presence of an...
- (commonly known as gum arabic tree, babul, thorn mimosa, Egyptian acacia or thorny acacia) is a flowering plant tree in the family Fabaceae. It is native to...
- Eurycantha calcarata (common names thorny devil stick insect and giant spiny stick insect ) is a species of phasmid endemic to Australasia. Eurycantha...
- Spondylus americ**** Hermann, 1781 - Atlantic thorny oyster Spondylus anacanthus Mawe, 1823 - nude thorny oyster †Spondylus aonis d'Orbigny, 1850 Spondylus...
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