bony

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (with pronounced bones)
a. huesudo
The old lady held out a thin, bony hand, which I shook.La anciana tendió una mano delgada y huesuda, y se la estreché.
2. (of or like bone)
a. óseo
A tortoise's body is protected by a carapace of bony plates.El cuerpo de la tortuga está protegido por un caparazón de placas óseas.
3. (full of bones)
a. lleno de espinas
I caught a pike, but it was very bony and not pleasant to eat.Pesqué un lucio, pero estaba lleno de espinas y no era muy agradable de comer.
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bony
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (person, limb)
a. huesudo(a)
2. (fish)
a. con muchas espinas
bony [ˈbəʊnɪ]
adjective
bonier (comparative)boniest (superlative)
1 (having bones) huesudo; [+fish] espinoso; lleno de espinas
2 (like bone) óseo
3 (thin) [+person] flaco; delgado
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