Vegetation is precisely the same; no Joussa or other fodder for camels than Artemisia and spinous Compositæ.
Those which spring from the posterior of each arch are the spinous processes.
The spinous armature of the opercle and the two spines of the first dorsal fin constitute the weapons.
The back bone receives its name, spine, or spinal column, from these spinous processes.
Adminicula: supports or props: the spinous processes on the abdomen of boring and burrowing pupae.
spinous process, a process or bony protuberance, resembling a spine or thorn, whence it derives its name.
The spinous class of fishes is more prolific than any other animal.
The spinous point gradually forces its way through the epidermis, so as to project freely at the surface.
In the first of these sub-families the tail is smooth, or unarmed, and in the second it is spinous.
In the cetaceans, on the contrary, the length of the spinous processes increases from the first to the last.
spinous spi·nous (spī'nəs)
Relating to, shaped like, or having a spine or spines.