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acantha

[ə′kan·thə]
(biology)
A sharp spine; a spiny process, as on vertebrae.
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Elected first vice president was John Barrows, publisher and editor of the Dillion Tribune, elected second vice president was Mike McInally, editor of the Missoulian and elected third vice president was Jeff Martinsen, publisher of the Choteau Acantha.
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