Aculeus

Noun
1. aculeus – a stiff sharp-pointed plant process

  • plant process, enation – a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
  • pricker, prickle, spikelet, sticker, thorn, spine – a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

2. aculeus – a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect

  • stinger – a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland
"Aculeus" Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer. 11" x 11" x 6"

“Aculeus”
Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer.
11″ x 11″ x 6″

"Aculeus" Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer. 11" x 11" x 6"

“Aculeus”
Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer.
11″ x 11″ x 6″

"Aculeus" Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer. 11" x 11" x 6"

“Aculeus”
Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer.
11″ x 11″ x 6″

"Aculeus"- detail Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer. 11" x 11" x 6"

“Aculeus”- detail
Wool, wire, carnelian, garnet, glass beads, acrylic polymer.
11″ x 11″ x 6″