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spinule

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spi=nule

CIDE DICTIONARY

spinulen. [L. spinula, dim. of spina a spine: cf. F. spinule.].
     A minute spine.  Dana.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

spinule, n. Bot. & Zool. a small spine.

Derivative
spinulose adj. spinulous adj.
Etymology
L spinula dimin. of spina SPINE

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