Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of cactus.

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  • noun Plural form of cactus.

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Examples

  • They have a thick, leathery peel dotted with areolas (colored rings, generally at the base of spines in cacti) loaded with irritating glochids.

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  • They have a thick, leathery peel dotted with areolas (colored rings, generally at the base of spines in cacti) loaded with irritating glochids.

    Nopales, tunas and pitayas

  • It browses on ground cacti, is reported to not drink, and is superior in cursorial ability compared to other living species.

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  • It browses on ground cacti, is reported to not drink, and is superior in cursorial ability compared to other living species.

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  • The cacti were a glory of white, yellow, purple, pink, and scarlet blossoms.

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  • The pear cacti, which is nursed in greenhouses in the States, grows wild on the plains to a height

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  • To the uninitiated, for whom the idea of cacti and succulents is a ball cactus and a common hens-and-chicks succulent, delving headlong into these fascinating worlds is a bit akin to disappearing down the rabbit hole in "Alice in Wonderland."

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  • Most notably there is the cochineal, a small insect that lives on cacti, which is widely used as a source of red food dye.

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  • "Some of the aloe plants look very similar to our cacti, which is something, given the distance."

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  • Although called cacti, they are truly different in all aspects from the common desert variety.

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