acanthus is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

acanthus Scrabble score: 13

Meaning of acanthus

  • a prickly plant with toothed leaves, also ACANTH, ACANTHA [n ACANTHUSES or ACANTHI]
  • architectural ornament, as in the Corinthian capital, resembling the leaves of this plant
  • any of several plants of the genus Acanthus, of the Mediterranean region, having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or purplish flowers