acanthaceous


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acanthaceous

(ˌækənˈθeɪʃəs)
adj
1. (Plants) of or relating to the Acanthaceae, a mainly tropical and subtropical family of flowering plants that includes the acanthus
2. (Botany) having spiny or prickly outgrowths
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