acanth-

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθος (ákanthos, thorn plant), from ἄκανθα (ákantha, thorn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

acanth-

  1. With thorns

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used to precede a vowel.