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Definition of the adjective Acanaceous

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  1. Of or pertaining to something bearing prickles or thistles; something prickly.

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Google previewLexicon physico-medicum: or, A new physical dictionary; explaining the difficult terms used in the several branches of the profession ... The second edition, very much altered and improved (1722)

by John QUINCY

Acanaceous, from dxd (ø, asuo, to sharpen. All Plants of the Thistle kind, that are prickly, and have Heads, are thus called. Also the fharp and prominent Parts of Animals are frequently thus called. Acantabolus," is a Surgeon's Inftrument, called ...

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary (1763)

Containing the Names, Classes, Orders, Generic Characters, and Specific Distinctions of the Several Plants Cultivated in England, According to ... Linnaeus ... In which is Also Comprised, a Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed, an Introduction to the Linnaean System of Botany ... by James Wheeler

ACANACEOUS Plants, those which are ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

erasement interlacemcnt misplacement retracement ` self-abasement abaisance adj acence complacence interjacence obeisance adjacent complacent interjacent jacent naissant renaissant Subj acent superjacent acanaceous (see-»clous ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

vina- ceous, vivacious, voracious; acanaceous, acanthaceous, alliaceous, amylaceous, arenaceous, camphoraceous, capillaceous, carbonaceous, contumacious, corallaceous, coriaceous, disputatious, efficacious, erinaceous, execratious, ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ACANACEOUS. See AcENTHAceous. ACANAPHORA, in botany, a name given by some, to the jacea, ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

Tinaigre, acetum, Eßig: Acanaceous, (äkäräshos) aculentus, stachlicht, so Prickly. Acárre, unterrein plein de bois et de leau, terra faituosa ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACANACEOUS Adj. ( Greek, ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery; as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture ... by Philip Miller

vide Glycinc AbfinrhiumwideArtcmisia Abutilon Acacia, vide Mimosa Acacia Germanorum, vide Prunus Acacia Virginiana, vide Robinia - Acajou, vide Anacardium Acalypha Acanaceous 'Acanthus Acarna, vide Cnicus Acaulis Acer * Ammsh ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words Derived from Any of the Aforefaid Languages; ... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Us'd in Our Ancient Statutes, ... By N. Bailey (1724)

ACANACEOUS, [of”Axay6a, of'Axafo,Gr. to sharpen] ail Plants that are of the thistle : and are prickly: also the · Bharp and prominent Parts of Animals, are fo called. ACANTABOLUS,['Axa»Scé6x3-Gr] a Surgeon's Inftrument, like a Pair of Ply: ers ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1763)

-EMY is alTo more particularly ufed ACANACEOUS Plants, ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1751)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey

unwearied ACANACEOUS [of 'Azavod, a Thorn, of ozoa, Grto sharpan] all Plants that are of the Thistle Kind, and are prickly : Also the sharp and prominent Parts of Animals ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1A1C3E1O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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