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Definition of the noun Acanth
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noun - plural: acanths
- Same as acanthus.
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The Elements of Chemistry (1883)
For the Use of Schools, Academies, and Colleges by Edwin James Houston
Chim-trag- acanth is a variety of mucilage. Pectin, or the jelly of fruits, is closely connected with the preceding bodies. In the dyad paraffine radicals, CH2; C2H4, C3H6, C4Hg, etc., the substitutions may occur on the same carbon stem, or on ...
by United States Tariff Commission
Tr acanth is a gum exudation obtained from various species of Astraga us. Commercial supplies are obtained from this tree in the mountainous regions of Asia Minor, Syria, Armenia, Kurdistan, and Persia. It is used chiefly for sizing textiles.
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AcANTH A, in botany, the prickle of a plant. AcANT HA, in zoology, the spine, or prickly fins of fish. ACANTHABOLUS, in surgery, [from Azaga, a thorn, and Baxxar , to cast away.] An instrument for pulling prickles, thorns, or the like out of the skin ...
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
Acanth. (iv. B). 1 Madag. Melittla L. Labiat. (vi. 4). 1 Eur. find. Brit.), M. Melissophyllum Mellera Sp. Moore. Acanth. (iv. A). 6warmAfr. [L. (bastard-balm). Melleus (Lat.), of honey colour or taste. Mellichampia A. Gray. Asclep. (11. 1). 1 Mex. C pink ...
Spica resembles Greek akri, whence acanth(o)-(q.v.). The root SPI- gives Latin spina (q.v.): “thorn.” Spina, spinalLatin spina: “thorn, spine,” whence of animals such as the hedgehog and porcupine, “prickle, quill, needle.” The word is derived ...
Alkaloids; Bitter Principles; Glucosides: Their Sources, Nature, and Chemical Characteristics, with Tabular Summary, Classification of Reactions, and Full Botanical and General Indexes by Charles E. Sohn
for Emodin, see Rharnnns Rhinacanthus, Acanth. Rhinanthus, Seraph. Rhincodia (Cercocoma) Rhododendron, Ericacem; for Ericolin, etc. Rhubarb ...
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)
See TRAG Acanth. in France. Gu M MANNA. See MANNA. GUIRA, or GUARA GuAinu MB1, in ornithology, the -Brasilian name of the green ispida, with a crested head Other substances known by the name ...
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