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Meaning of the name Acanthus

[ 3 syll. a-can-(t)hus, ac-anth-us ] The baby boy name Acanthus is pronounced aa-KAEN-THahS- †. Acanthus' language of origin is Old Greek, and it is used largely in the English and Greek languages. The name's meaning is 'thorn'.

See also the related category greek.

Acanthus is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Acanthus include Anantha (Indian), Ahamada, Akimitsu (Japanese), and Ushakanta.

† Pronunciation for Acanthus: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"


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