Definition of Acanthius
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Orthography ID = 2000364
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LNS
Acanthius, Acanthia, Acanthium
Acanthius
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. from Acanthus
  2. a thorny evergreen tree of Egypt
Abbreviations
Acanthius, a, um, adj., from Acanthus, a town in Macedonia: sal, Plin. 31, 7, 41, § 85. † acanthus, i, m., = ἄκανθος. The plant bear's-breech, bear's-foot, or brankursine: Acanthus mollis, Linn.; Verg. E. 3, 45; 4, 20; id. G. 4, 123; id. A. 1, 649; Plin. 22, 22, 34, § 76 al.

— Fem., a thorny evergreen tree of Egypt, Verg. G. 2, 119; Vell. 2, 56, 2; Plin. 24, 12, 66 sq.
 
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