anacanthous

[an-uh-kan-thuh s]

adjective Botany.

having no spines or thorns.

Nearby words

  1. anabolic steroid,
  2. anabolic steroids,
  3. anabolism,
  4. anabolite,
  5. anabranch,
  6. anacardiaceous,
  7. anacharis,
  8. anachorism,
  9. anachronic,
  10. anachronism

Origin of anacanthous

< Greek anákanthos thornless. See an-1, acanthous

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