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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cactaceae — original Linnean genus of cactus, rejected in 1905.

Etymologies

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From Latin cactus ("a spiny plant, possibly the cardoon"), from Ancient Greek κάκτος (kaktos)

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