spiniger etymology

Latin word spiniger comes from Latin -ger (Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.), Latin spina

Detailed word origin of spiniger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ger Latin (lat) Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.
spina Latin (lat) (in the plural) difficulties. A low wall along the centre of a circus (race course). A thorny tree or shrub, such as whitethorn, hawthorn, or blackthorn. Transf., thorn, spine, prickle.
spiniger Latin (lat) Thorn-bearing, thorny.

Words with the same origin as spiniger

Descendants of -ger
astriger auriger barbiger belliger claviger contiger cornigera ensiger floriger libriger mundiger naviger nubiger penatiger pharetriger plagiger plantiger securiger somniger squamigeri stelliger urniger veliger Āligeri