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acanthous (adjective), more acanthous, most acanthous
Spinous; pertaining to the form of a thorn: The acanthous or needle-like structure of the wasp or hornet can cause a dangerous sting.
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(Greek: used either as a prefix or as a suffix; pointed appendages; spine, spiny; thorn, thorny)