Anacanthous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Anacanthous Spineless, as certain fishes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anacanthous Spineless.
    • anacanthous Specifically, in ichthyology, having the characteristics of the anacanths; pertaining to the order or suborder Anacanthini.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Anacanthous an-a-kan′thus without spine.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. an-, without, akantha, spine.