acanthial

adjective
acan·​thi·​al | \ əˈkan(t)thēəl \

Definition of acanthial

: of or belonging to the acanthion

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First Known Use of acanthial

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acanthial

New Latin acanthion + English -al

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The first known use of acanthial was circa 1904

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“Acanthial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acanthial. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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