Examples from the Web for spinous
They are then nearly two inches long with spinous, greenish bodies, striped with lighter lines.Butterflies Worth Knowing|Clarence M. Weed
Subspinous, sub-spī′nus, adj. somewhat spinous: under the spinal column, or a spinous process.
The two low ridges between the orbits do not end in spinous points.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes
When the spinous processes and laminæ are driven in upon the cord, they must be elevated at once by operation.
Three small paint pots with spinous protuberances to facilitate handling.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained|James Stevenson