Muricate



[myoo r-i-keyt] /ˈmyʊər ɪˌkeɪt/

adjective, Botany, Zoology.
1.
covered with short, sharp points.
/ˈmjʊərɪˌkeɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having a surface roughened by numerous short points: muricate stems

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