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ἄκανθα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀκή (akḗ, thorn) +‎ ἄνθος (ánthos, flower).

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NounEdit

ἄκᾰνθᾰ (ákantha) (genitive ἀκᾰ́νθης) f, first declension

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

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