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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΑκανθα Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.ə-KAN-thə English
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Ακανθα (Akantha), which meant "thorn, prickle". In Greek legend she was a nymph loved by Apollo.
VariantAkantha

Categories

Greek mythology, mythology, nature, nymphs, plants
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute