Definitions of acanthus

The word acanthus uses 8 letters: a, a, c, h, n, s, t, u

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Meanings of acanthus

n. - A genus of herbaceous prickly plants, found in the south of Europe, Asia Minor, and India; bear's-breech.

n. - An ornament resembling the foliage or leaves of the acanthus (Acanthus spinosus); -- used in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders.

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