Pronunciation of Acanthus  

English Meaning

A genus of herbaceous prickly plants, found in the south of Europe, Asia Minor, and India; bear's- breech.

  1. Any of various perennial herbs or small shrubs of the genus Acanthus, native to the Mediterranean and having pinnately lobed basal leaves with spiny margins and showy spikes of white or purplish flowers. Also called bear's breech.
  2. Architecture A design patterned after the leaves of one of these plants, used especially on the capitals of Corinthian columns.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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