from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two spiny cylindrical varieties of cactus of the southwestern United States and Mexico, Echinocereus pectinatus var. neomexicanus, having yellow flowers, or E. pectinatus var. rigidissimus, having showy magenta flowers.
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- n. a stout cylindrical cactus of the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico
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