Spinous vs Triplefin - What's the difference?

spinous | triplefin |


As an adjective spinous

is having many spines.

As a noun triplefin is

any of approximately 150 blennioid species of the family tripterygiidae, found in tropical and temperate waters, whose dorsal fin is separated into three parts, two of them spinous.

spinous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having many spines.
  • Spine-like; spiny.
  • Of a person, difficult to deal with, prickly.
  • Of a subject, providing many difficulties, thorny.
  • Anagrams

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    triplefin

    English

    (wikipedia triplefin) (Tripterygiidae)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of approximately 150 blennioid species of the family Tripterygiidae, found in tropical and temperate waters, whose dorsal fin is separated into three parts, two of them spinous.
  • Synonyms

    * threefin