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-acanthus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθα (ákantha, thorn, spine)[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-acanthus

  1. (zoology) Animal having such a spine.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)