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Acanthus spinosus

Definition of the noun Acanthus spinosus

What does Acanthus spinosus mean as a name of something?

Acanthus spinosus is a species of Acanthus.

Acanthus spinosus is a species of Acanthus hirsutus.

Acanthus spinosus is a species of Acanthaceae.

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Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Acanthus spinosus (prickly Acanthus). Bot Mag. 1808. Leaves pinna- tifid spiny. — The leaves are deeplyjag- ged, in very regular order, and each segment is terminated with a sharp spine, as are also the foot-stalks of the leaves, and the ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

Acanthus spinosus, of southern Europe, is the species whose leaf is said to have suggested the ornamentation of the Corinthian column. In cultivation the acanthus is only semi-hardy and needs protection in England and in the United States ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

carved and decorative ornament found especially adorning classical Corinthian capitals, based on stylized leaves of the Mediterranean acanthus plant, Bear's breech or brank-ursine [Acanthus molla, Acanthus spinosus]; akanthos in Greek.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Acanthus spinosus (oyster plant) is believed to be the pattern for the decoration of Corinthian capitals. Acanthus mollis is bear's breech. acaricide A pesticide that kills ticks (Acarina). acaulescent Lacking a stem, or having a stem that is very ...

Google previewThe Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases (1891)

by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell

Acanthus Spinosus or brank-ursine. 1556 it is noo tree, but an herbe much like unto an artichoke or Acantho: R. EDEN, Tr. Anglerius' Decades, ...

Google previewDictionary of Artifacts (2008)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

acanthus: conventionalized representation of the leaf of the Acanthus spinosus plant, found on the lower parts of Corinthian and Composite ...

Google previewKritisch-etymologisches Wörterbuch der magyarischen Sprache, etc. (Magyaricae linguae lexicon critico-etymologicum, etc.). (1833)


Medve-talpútövisv, Acanthus spinosus, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic dictionary of library and information science (2005)

Acanthus : A stylized representation of the elegantly scalloped leaf-form of Acanthus spinosus, a species of Mediterranean herbaceous plant with thick, fleshy leaves, used in Antiquity to ornament Corinthian capitals and later as a decorative ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

acanthus: A foliage design based on the Mediterranean plant, Acanthus spinosus. acca: Early Gothic (1200–1350 C.E.). Silk fabric with gold threads woven in. Believed to have been made in Acre, a Syrian seaport. accollé: France.

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Small photo of The flower Acanthus spinosus in the White Mountains of Western Crete, Greece.Small photo of Acanthus Spinosus (Bear's Breeches) flower in spring.Small photo of Acanthus spinosus closeup, landscape designSmall photo of Acanthus spinosus closeup, landscape designSmall photo of Background or Texture of the Green Leaves of Acanthus spinosus (Armed or Spiny Bear's Breech) in a Country Cottage Garden in Rural Devon, England, UKSmall photo of Background or Texture of the Green Leaves of Acanthus spinosus (Armed or Spiny Bear's Breech) in a Country Cottage Garden in Rural Devon, England, UK More...

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