If the coating has spiny hairs, as in the Chestnut and Beechnut, the whole is a bur.
They were green and blue and red, and they had spiny rays like starfish on which they danced.
Its spiny stems and leaves, which cut like razors, make it difficult to approach.
The compact soil was covered with wild and spiny vegetation.
A dog snatched at a spiny lower leg and crunched and ...