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spiny

(spī′nē)
adj. spin·ier, spin·iest
1. Bearing or covered with spines, thorns, or similar stiff projections.
2. Shaped like a spine.

spin′i·ness n.
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Baddeley, Della Sala, Gray, Papagno, & Spinier, 1997; Baddeley & Hitch, 1994; Della Sala & Logie, 2001; Neisser, 1967), which assume that resources are relatively specific to some cognitive/perceptual processes, both predict dual-task deficits in children with attention difficulties.
The tend to be spinier and shrub-like and either white or scarlet, purple or pink.
Photo: The fall crop is usually spinier, more egg-shaped, and looser, but still tasty.