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acanthous

a·can·thous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kan-thuh s]
    • /əˈkæn θəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kan-thuh s]
    • /əˈkæn θəs/

Definition of acanthous word

  • adjective acanthous spinous. 1

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Parts of speech for Acanthous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acanthous 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 57% 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.

Synonyms for acanthous

adjective acanthous

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

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