Definition of Saguaro

1. Noun. Extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit.

Exact synonyms: Carnegiea Gigantea, Sahuaro
Generic synonyms: Cactus
Group relationships: Carnegiea, Genus Carnegiea



Definition of Saguaro

1. Noun. A large cactus in the genus ''Carnegiea'', native to the Sonoran Desert and characterized by its "arms". ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saguaro

1. a tall cactus [n -ROS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saguaro

sagittocyst
sagittocysts
sago
sago fern
sago palm
sago palms
sago pudding
sago puddings
sago spleen
sagoin
sagoins
sagos
sagouin
sagouins
sags
saguaro (current term)
saguaros
saguin
saguins
saguinus
sagum
sagums
sagus
sagy
sahib
sahiba
sahibah
sahibahs
sahibas
sahibs

Literary usage of Saguaro

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"In May 1993, an arsonist set numerous fires in the saguaro shrub ... This implies that some shrub species in the saguaro shrub association studied have the ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1907)
"of the g with the sound of w was unknown, the proper spelling of the name of this plant would be "sahuaro" instead of "saguaro". The number of seedlings and ..."

3. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"Papago saguaro, one of the United States National Monuments, is named for this plant. This monument, consisting of over 2000 acres of desert land, ..."

4. Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest by Katharine Berry Judson (1912)
"ORIGIN OF THE saguaro AND PALO VERDE CACTI Pima (Arizona) ONCE upon a time an old Indian woman had two grandchildren. Every day she ground wheat and corn ..."

5. Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest by Katharine Berry Judson (1912)
"ORIGIN OF THE saguaro AND PALO VERDE CACTI Pima (Arizona) ONCE upon a time an old Indian woman had two grandchildren. Every day she ground wheat and corn ..."

6. The Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks by Larry H. Ludmer (2000)
"This is true in both "forest" sections of saguaro National Park. ... There are a series of longer intersecting trails in saguaro West. ..."

7. The Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks by Larry H. Ludmer (2000)
"This is true in both "forest" sections of saguaro National Park. ... There are a series of longer intersecting trails in saguaro West. ..."

8. Warmwater Fisheries: Symposium I (1991) edited by James L. Cooper, R. H. Hamre (1999)
"saguaro Lake represents finest consortium ever assembled for fisheries/recreation projects and should be used as guide. INTRODUCTION Project planning for ..."

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