having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
of or relating to fish with spiny fins
a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
having a spiny stem
having spiny leaves
having a spiny border
having the back covered with spines
any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines