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Ăcanthĭus , a, um, adj.,
I.from Acanthus, a town in Macedonia: “sal,Plin. 31, 7, 41, § 85.
1.ăcanthus , i, m., = ἄκανθος.
I. 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.
II. Fem., a thorny evergreen tree of Egypt, Verg. G. 2, 119; Vell. 2, 56, 2; Plin. 24, 12, 66 sq.
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