Definition of Spined

1. a. Furnished with spines; spiny.



Definition of Spined

1. Adjective. (not comparable) Having spines, spiny. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: comparable in combination usually figuratively) Having a certain type of spine (backbone). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spined

1. spine [adj] - See also: spine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spined

spine cell
spine chilling
spine fracture
spine of helix
spine of scapula
spine pig
spine pigs
spine sign
spineback
spinebacks
spinebill
spinebills
spineboard
spineboards
spinechilling
spined (current term)
spinel
spinel ruby
spineless
spinelessly
spinelessness
spinelessnesses
spinelike
spinelle
spinelles
spinels
spines
spinescence
spinet

Literary usage of Spined

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1914)
"Since that time many cases of lateral-spined rectal ... So far as I am aware, not a single case of terminal-spined ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1831)
"It is worthy of remark that so rare a metal should have been discovered in two places so far asunder as Scandinavia and Mexico. ZOOLOGY. 19- Four-spined ..."

3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1831)
"Four-spined Stickleback.—A variety of the Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) with four spines on the back, was discovered in a pond in the Meadows by Mr ..."

4. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1862)
"A handsome and excellent cucumber ; the third best of the white-spined varieties. ... The best of the black- spined varieties. Jenning's Worcester Champion. ..."

5. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"... which distinguishes them from the unarmed species of the old genus Cobitis. The spined Loche is much more rare than that last described. ..."

6. The Gardeners' Dictionary: Describing the Plants, Fruits and Vegetables by George W. Johnson (1877)
"1835. His (placenta-shaped). Red. Brazil. (many-spined). Brazil. There are many more species in all the above subdivisions of Cactus mentioned in botanical ..."

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