- a small spine.
Origin of spinule
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This process has been one of time: the adhesion of the "spinule" took place in about sixteen hours after its escape from the egg.Omphalos
Philip Henry Gosse
- biology a very small spine, thorn, or prickle
C18: from Late Latin spīnula