Definition of Spinula

1. spinule [n -LAE] - See also: spinule



Spinula Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinula

spinsters
spinstership
spinstress
spinstresses
spinstry
spintext
spintexts
spintharicon
spinthariscope
spinthariscopes
spinto
spintos
spintronic
spintronics
spinula (current term)
spinulae
spinule
spinules
spinulose
spinward
spinworthy
spiny-finned fish
spiny-headed worm
spiny anteater
spiny anteaters
spiny dogfish
spiny lizard

Literary usage of Spinula

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1. A Monograph of the British Spongiadæ by James Scott Bowerbank (1866)
"... spiNULA, Bowerbank. Sponge. Sessile, basal portion coating, thin; furnished with one or two, rarely three, long slender fistulae.- Surface hispid. ..."

2. An Universal History: From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time by George Sale, George Psalmanazar, Archibald Bower, George Shelvocke, John Campbell, John Swinton (1761)
"The great power of the family of spinula had now ... spinula remained ia lit dtj. conqueror. Next day all the chiefs of the ..."

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