Definition of Cactuses

1. Noun. (plural of cactus) ¹



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Definition of Cactuses

1. cactus [n] - See also: cactus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cactuses

cacoxenite
cacozelia
cactaceous
cacti
cactiform
cactinomycin
cactoid
cactoids
cactus
cactus cat
cactus cats
cactus euphorbia
cactus family
cactus mouse
cactus wren
cactuses (current term)
cactuslike
cactusy
cacumate
cacumated
cacumates
cacumating
cacumen
cacumina
cacuminal
cacuminals
cacuminate
cacuminous
cadambine
cadamine

Literary usage of Cactuses

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1. Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and edited by Charles Mason Hovey (1841)
"... Amaryllis, cactuses, fyc.—Mrs. HMB would respectfully request of Mr. Hovey some instructions to procure n bloom of the ..."

2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1852)
"If these could sell at only one penny each, a nursery of such cactuses would be a great treasure.—ED. * I am well aware that recent investigations have ..."

3. Travels and Adventures in Mexico: In the Course of Journeys of Upward of by William W. Carpenter (1851)
"cactuses. — Century Plant. — Horned Frog. SEVERAL days had elapsed since an exchange of prisoners had been made, and I was still detained. ..."

4. More Pot-pourri from a Surrey Garden by Maria Theresa Villiers Earle (1899)
"... on the seacoast — Peacock feathers for firescreens — Dining-room tables — Petroleum tubs in gardens — Neglect of natural history — cactuses again — Old ..."

5. Classified Guide to Technical and Commercial Books: A Subject-list of the by Edgar Greenwood (1904)
"PICTORIAL GREENHOUSE MANAGE- IENT, by WP Wright. 160 pp. 00 Illus. 1902. Cassell, Is. 6d. (Mushrooms. See Vegetables.) Orchids and cactuses. ..."

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