ἄκανθα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀκή (akḗ, thorn) +‎ ἄνθος (ánthos, flower).

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Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓́κᾰνθᾰ (ákanthaf (genitive ᾰ̓κᾰ́νθης); first declension

  1. A thorny plant
  2. A thorn, spine, or prickle
  3. (figuratively) Something difficult or painful.

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