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Definition of Cactus

Cactus
Cactus Cac"tus, n.; pl. E. Cactuses, Cacti (-t[=i]). [L., a kind of cactus, Gr. ??????.] (Bot.) Any plant of the order Cactac[ae], as the prickly pear and the night-blooming cereus. See Cereus. They usually have leafless stems and branches, often beset with clustered thorns, and are mostly natives of the warmer parts of America. Cactus wren (Zo["o]l.), an American wren of the genus Campylorhynchus, of several species.

Meaning of Cactus from wikipedia

- A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or less commonly, cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising about 127 genera with some...
- CACTUS (Converted Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope Using Solar-2) was a ground-based, Air Cherenkov Telescope (ACT) located outside Daggett, California...
- Opuntia, commonly called prickly pear, is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae. Prickly pears are also known as tuna (fruit), sabra, nopal (paddle,...
- Cactus is the debut album by the American hard rock band Cactus, released in 1970 under the Atco label. It includes original songs as well as two covers:...
- pachanoi (syn. Trichocereus pachanoi) — known as San Pedro cactus — is a fast-growing columnar cactus native to the Andes Mountains at 2,000–3,000 m (6,600–9...
- pronunciation: [saˈɣwaɾo]) (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea, which can grow to be over 40 feet...
- Cactus Jack may refer to: Cactus Jack (band), Serbian hard rock band The UK and Australian release name of the 1979 movie The Villain, starring Kirk Douglas...
- wrestled under his real name and various personas, including Dude Love, Cactus Jack and Mankind, also known as the "Three Faces of Foley". He is a four-time...
- found in the Mojave Desert in southern California. Some species of barrel cactus reach over 1 metre (3.3 ft) in height at maturity, and have been known to...
- (/pɪˈtaɪ.ə/) or pitahaya (/ˌpɪtəˈhaɪ.ə/) the fruit of several different cactus species indigenous to the Americas. Pitaya usually refers to fruit of the...
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