anacanthous

anacanthous
adjective

* * *

/an'euh kan"theuhs/, adj. Bot.
having no spines or thorns.
[ < Gk anákanthos thornless. See AN-1, ACANTHOUS]

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  • Anacanthous — An a*can thous, a. Spineless, as certain fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anacanthous — lacking dorsal fin spines. Opposite of phalacanthous …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • anacanthous — /an euh kan theuhs/, adj. Bot. having no spines or thorns. [ < Gk anákanthos thornless. See AN 1, ACANTHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anacanthous — an·acan·thous …   English syllables

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