Definition of acanthis
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LNS
acanthis, acanthidis
acanthis
ἀκανθίς
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A little bird of a dark-green color, that lives in the thorn bushes, the thistle-finch or goldfinch
  2. A plant, groundsel
Abbreviations
acanthis, idis, f., = ἀκανθίς. A little bird of a dark-green color, that lives in the thorn bushes, the thistle-finch or goldfinch (pure Lat. carduelis): Fringilla carduelis, Linn.; Plin. 10, 63, 83, § 175; 10, 74, 95, § 205.

— A plant, called also senecio, groundsel, Plin. 25, 13, 106, § 168.
 
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