from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the candlewood of Mexico and couthwestern California (Idria columnaris or Fouquieria columnaris), having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers; -- called also the boojum tree.
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- n. candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
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Once there, they decided to build a beach hut from long gangly pieces of cirio cactus, interweaving the lengths to create a framework.
There often remains nothing of the whole spectacle but a white, delicate cloud with feathery edges, or divided at equal distances into small roundish groups like cirio-cumuli.
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