ἄκανθα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀκή (akē, thorn) + ἄνθος (anthos, flower).

NounEdit

ἄκανθα (akantha) (genitive ἀκάνθης) f, first declension

  1. A thorny plant
  2. A thorn, spine, or prickle
  3. (figuratively) Something difficult or painful.

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