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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any plant of a particular genus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers.

Usage examples (39)
  • She planted an acanthus yesterday.
  • Are there any volutes and acanthus leave carvings?
  • This basket happened to be placed just above the root of an acanthus.
  • Some of these capitals had traces of red paint on their acanthus leaves. for more
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