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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A plant with fleshy stems and spines or scales instead of leaves.

Usage examples (36)
  • That nature preserve featured giant saguaro cactus.
  • A novelty to foreign visitors, the cactus is as common on the Mexican plate as potatoes or rice in many other parts of the world.
  • You say to yourself that the cactus is like Sicily.
  • I like tweezers but that is because I hunt in cactus country quite a bit. for more
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