Acanthus

All possible synonyms of the word Acanthus as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acanthus

Definition

  • any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated

Synonyms

  • acanthus

Hypernyms

  • herb, herbaceous plant: a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

Member holonyms

  • genus Acanthus: bear's breeches

Hyponyms

  • bear's breech, bear's breeches, sea holly, Acanthus mollis: widely cultivated southern European acanthus with whitish purple-veined flowers

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