Cactaceous
Cactaceous Cac*ta"ceous, a. (Bot.) Belonging to, or like, the family of plants of which the prickly pear is a common example. [1913 Webster]

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  • cactaceous — /kak tay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Cactaceae, the cactus family of plants. [1850 55; < NL Cactace(ae) name of the family (see CACTUS, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cactaceous — adj. of or pertaining to a family of cactus plants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cactaceous — cac·ta·ceous …   English syllables

  • cactaceous — adjective see cactaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bactris Plumierana — Prickly Prick ly, a. Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] {Prickly heat} (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cereus triangularis — Prickly Prick ly, a. Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] {Prickly heat} (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Opuntia Dillenii — Prickly Prick ly, a. Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] {Prickly heat} (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Opuntia Ficus-Indica — Prickly Prick ly, a. Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] {Prickly heat} (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Opuntia Tuna — Prickly Prick ly, a. Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] {Prickly heat} (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Opuntia vulgaris — Prickly Prick ly, a. Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] {Prickly heat} (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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