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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

More than one plant with fleshy stems and spines or scales instead of leaves.

Usage examples (33)
  • There were several kinds of cacti in the desert garden.
  • It browses on ground cacti, is reported to not drink, and is superior in cursorial ability compared to other living species.
  • Although called cacti, they are truly different in all aspects from the common desert variety.
  • "Some of the aloe plants look very similar to our cacti, which is something, given the distance." for more
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