pricker

Definitions of pricker
1

n a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

Synonyms:
prickle, spikelet, spine, sticker, thorn
Types:
glochid, glochidium
a barbed spine or bristle (often tufted on cacti)
Type of:
aculeus
a stiff sharp-pointed plant process

n an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws

Synonyms:
bradawl
Type of:
awl
a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes

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