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a•can•thus



Pronunciation: (u-kan'thus), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/acanthus.html on line 77 [key]
n.,
pl. -thus•es, -thiPronunciation: (-thī). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/acanthus.html on line 91 [key]

1. any of several plants of the genus Acanthus, of the Mediterranean region, having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or purplish flowers. Cf. acanthus family.
2. an architectural ornament, as in the Corinthian capital, resembling the leaves of this plant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/acanthus.html on line 136 acanthus (Encyclopedia)

 

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