spiny acanthus

spiny acanthus
акант колючий (Acanthus spinosus)

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  • Acanthus — (plural: acanthus , rarely acanthuses (English) or acanthi (Latin), or feminine form acantha) is the Latinized form of the Greek Acanthos or Akanthos. It can also be used as the prefix Acantho , meaning thorny . It may refer to:Botany* Acanthus… …   Wikipedia

  • acanthus — [ə kan′thəs] n. pl. acanthuses or acanthi [ə kan′thī΄, ə kan′thē΄] [ModL < L < Gr akanthos: see ACANTHO ] 1. any of a genus (Acanthus) of thistlelike plants of the acanthus family with lobed, often spiny leaves and long spikes of white or… …   English World dictionary

  • acanthus — (n.) 1660s, from L. acanthus, from Gk. akanthos, from ake point, thorn (see ACRID (Cf. acrid)) + anthos flower (see ANTHER (Cf. anther)). So called for its large spiny leaves. A conventionalized form of the leaf is used in Corinthian capitals …   Etymology dictionary

  • acanthus — ► NOUN 1) a plant or shrub with bold flower spikes and spiny decorative leaves. 2) Architecture a representation of an acanthus leaf. ORIGIN Greek akanthos, from akantha thorn …   English terms dictionary

  • Acanthus (genus) — Taxobox name = Acanthus image width = 240px image caption = Acanthus montanus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Acanthaceae genus = Acanthus genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species …   Wikipedia

  • acanthus — acanthine /euh kan thin, thuyn/, adj. /euh kan theuhs/, n., pl. acanthuses, acanthi / thuy/. 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.… …   Universalium

  • Acanthus mollis — Taxobox name = Acanthus mollis image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Acanthaceae genus = Acanthus species = A. mollis binomial = Acanthus mollis binomial authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • spiny bear's-breech — dygliuotasis akantas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Akantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Acanthus spinosus), paplitęs pietų Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Acanthus spinosus angl. spiny bear s breech …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • acanthus — [ə kanθəs] noun 1》 a herbaceous plant or shrub with bold flower spikes and spiny decorative leaves, found in warm regions of the Old World. [Genus Acanthus: many species.] 2》 Architecture a representation of an acanthus leaf, used especially as a …   English new terms dictionary

  • Acanthus spinosus — dygliuotasis akantas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Akantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Acanthus spinosus), paplitęs pietų Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Acanthus spinosus angl. spiny bear s breech …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • acanthus — n. 1 any herbaceous plant or shrub of the genus Acanthus, with spiny leaves. 2 Archit. a conventionalized representation of an acanthus leaf, used esp. as a decoration for Corinthian column capitals. Etymology: L f. Gk akanthos f. akantha thorn… …   Useful english dictionary


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