Definition of Acanthuses

1. Noun. (plural of acanthus) ¹



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Definition of Acanthuses

1. acanthus [n] - See also: acanthus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acanthuses

acanthopterygians
acanthopterygii
acanthopterygious
acanthor
acanthorrhexis
acanthoses
acanthosis
acanthosis nigricans
acanthotic
acanthous
acanthrocyte
acanthrocytosis
acanths
acanthus
acanthus family
acanthuses (current term)
acapella
acapnia
acapnial
acapnial alkalosis
acapnias
acapnic
acapnotic
acaprazine
acapsular
acapulcoite
acaracide
acarbia
acarbose
acarbose 7-phosphotransferase

Literary usage of Acanthuses

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1. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Capsule ovoid or oblong, leathery, containing 4 or fewer seeds. Culture and Propagation. — The acanthuses succeed best in a well-drained, deep, rich, ..."

2. The Illustrated Magazine of Art (1853)
"These capitals are ornamented with acanthuses, in imitation of Corinthian capitals. There are also in the aisles eight other large round pillars, ..."

3. The Lady: Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History by Emily James Putnam (1910)
"... acanthuses and distorted foliage. Sometimes the artist ventured on human figures, drawing them in silhouette against a (generally) light background. ..."

4. American Prose (1607-1865) by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1898)
"Its omnipresent " meadows " are sprinkled with asphodels and acanthuses; it is watered with rivers of silence that lapse away into blue da Vinci distances ..."

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