You searched for: “acanthine
acanthine (adjective), more acanthine; most acanthine
Pertaining to the Acanthus plants: Jane viewed a photo of the thorny, prickly and spiny acanthine flora which was native to warm and tropical regions and whose flowers produced nectar attracting butterflies.

In popular use, the name is chiefly native to the shores of the Mediterranean, and cultivated in England, and is celebrated among the Greeks and Romans for the elegance of its leaves.

This entry is located in the following units: acantho-, acanth-, -acanth, -acanths, -acanthid, -acanthous (page 1) -ine (page 1)