Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Armed with prickles, as a plant.
  • Belonging to the order Acanthaceæ; of the type of the acanthus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Armed with prickles, as a plant.
  • adjective (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the acanthus is the type.

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  • adjective Armed with prickles, as a plant.

Etymologies

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From New Latin Acanthaceae.

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