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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 previewLexicon physico-medicum: or, A new medicinal dictionary ... The sixth edition, with new improvements from the latest chymical and mechanical authors (1743)

by John QUINCY

Acanaceous, from æxağa, acuo, to fharpen. All Plants of the Thistle that are prickly, and have Heads, are called Acanacious. Alfo the sharp and prominent Parts of Animals are frequently thus called. Acantabolus, is a Surgeon's Inftrument ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

Acanaceous. ak-a-na'shus. Armed with prickles ; rigid prickly plants, such as the pine-apple. Acanthocephaia, a-kan'tho-sef'a-la. An ord. of mouthless Entozoa, having curved hooks on a retractile proboscis to attach themselves to the tissues of ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

acanaceous (äkänä'shüs) a. [Gk. akanos, thorn.] Bearing thorns or prickles, as leaves (bot.). acantha (äkän'thä) n. [Gk. akantha, thorn.] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

acanaceous (akänä'shüs) a. [Gk. ahanos, thorn.] Bearing thorns or prickles, as leaves (bot). acantha (закаты) п. [Gk. (фанта, thorn.] Prickle (бод); spinous process (2001.). acanthaceous (äkänthä'shůs) a. [Gk. идиш/ш, thorn.] Bearing prickles.

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 previewFather Van's progressive dictionary for versification (1900)

by Amandus Vandendriessche

ACANACEOUS, amylacious, arenaceous, argillacious, audacious, avenaceous, bibacious, capacious, contumacious, crustaceous, disgracious, edacious, falacious, foliaceous, fugacious, galmaceous, gracious, loquacious, marlaceous, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACANACEOUS Adj. (Greek, akanos = thistle + Latin, - aceus ...

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 previewNuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)

Acanaceous, ak-a-na'-shus — armed with prickles. Acanthaceous, ak-an-lka'- shus — armed with prickles. Acanthopterygians, a-kan-thop-te-ridj'-e-anz — the first and by far the most numerous division of fishes. Acataleptic, a-kat-a-lep'-tik ...

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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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