Acantho meaning

əkanō, əkanə
Thorn.

Acanthocephalan.

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Thorn.

Acanthocephalan.

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With thorns.
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Origin of acantho

  • < Gr akantha, thorn < akē, a point < IE base *a-: see acid

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek akanthos thorn plant acanthus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθος (akanthos, “thorn plant”), from ἄκανθα (akantha, “thorn”).

    From Wiktionary