Definition Of bony
of or like bone.
the bony plates that protect turtles and tortoises
Example Of bony
A number of types of armor have been found with it, indicating that primitive as well as advanced titanosaurs possessed bony plates in the skin.
Alewives have not seriously been exploited as a fishery in the Great Lakes since these are small and too bony to eat.
As early vertebrates grew larger and developed bony scales or plates between their tissues and the water, they developed gills for taking up oxygen from the water.
But only eat sardines between May and October - they're too bony the rest of the year.
Dark marks ringed the boy's bony wrist, livid against pale flesh.