Sentence Examples


  • Giant cacti and spiny scrub abound.
  • Spinosissimus have narrower spiny toothed leaves.
  • For example, the grub of a pea or bean beetle (Bruchus) is hatched, from the egg laid by its mother on the carpel of a leguminous flower, with three pairs of legs and spiny processes on the prothorax.
  • Shell with moderately long spire and canal, ornamented with ribs, often spiny; foot truncated anteriorly.
  • SPINY SQUIRREL, a book-name for a group of African ground squirrels, characterized by the spiny nature of the fur of the more typical forms. They form the genus Xerus, which is split up into a number of subgenera; Xerus rutilus of Abyssinia and East Africa belonging to the typical group, while the striped North African X.