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acanthus

Acanthus is a 8 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter S for which we found 2 definitions.

Definition
n. A genus of herbaceous prickly plants, found in the south of Europe, Asia Minor, and India; bear's-breech.
n. An ornament resembling the foliage or leaves of the acanthus (Acanthus spinosus); -- used in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders.

Syllable Information

The word acanthus is a 8 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for acanthus is: a-can-thus



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