Acanthine
Acanthine A*can"thine, a. [L. acanthinus, Gr. ?, thorny, fr. ?. See {Acanthus}.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the plant acanthus. [1913 Webster]

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  • acanthine — [ə kan′thin, ə kan′thīn΄, ə kan′thēn΄] adj. of or resembling an acanthus or its leaves * * * See acanthus. * * * …   Universalium

  • ACANTHINE — Arabici sinûs insul. apud Ptol. Angotina Stuckio, proxima Daphninae, inter insul. Magorum et Orneon …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • acanthine — [ə kan′thin, ə kan′thīn΄, ə kan′thēn΄] adj. of or resembling an acanthus or its leaves …   English World dictionary

  • acanthine — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the plant acanthus …   Wiktionary

  • acanthine — acan·thine …   English syllables

  • acanthine — əˈkan(t)thə̇n, nˌthīn adjective Etymology: Latin acanthinus, from acanthus + inus ine 1. : of or relating to the acanthus plant 2. : resembling the leaves of the acanthus plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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  • Medieval Bulgarian coinage — are the coins minted by the Bulgarian Emperors during the Middle Ages at the time of the Second Bulgarian Empire. There is no evidence that coins were minted during the First Bulgarian Empire, and minting ceased after the fall of the Second… …   Wikipedia

  • acanth- — ⇒ACANTH(O) , (ACANTH , ACANTHO ), élément préf. Signifie « épine »; entre dans la compos. de subst. et d adj. substantivables appartenant à la bot., à l ichtyol., à la zool., plus rarement à la minér. Le 2e élément est toujours d orig. gr. (cf.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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