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acanthoid

a·can·thoid
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kan-thoid]
    • /əˈkæn θɔɪd/
    • /əkˈanθɔɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kan-thoid]
    • /əˈkæn θɔɪd/

Definitions of acanthoid word

  • adjective acanthoid resembling a spine; spiny 3
  • adjective acanthoid spiny; spine-shaped 3
  • adjective acanthoid spiny; spinous. 1
  • noun acanthoid Having the shape of a spine or thorn. 1

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Parts of speech for Acanthoid

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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acanthoid popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acanthoid usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for acanthoid

adjective acanthoid

  • pointed — having a point or points: a pointed arch.
  • spinous — covered with or having spines; thorny, as a plant.
  • acanthous — spinous.

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