Acanthus - Meaning of Acanthus

What does Acanthus mean?

[ 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'.

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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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