Definition of Cacti

1. Noun. (plural of cactus) ¹



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Definition of Cacti

1. cactus [n] - See also: cactus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cacti

cacophonophilia
cacophonous
cacophonously
cacophony
cacoplastic
cacosmia
cacosyntheton
cacotechnies
cacotechny
cacothymia
cacothymias
cacoxene
cacoxenite
cacozelia
cactaceous
cacti (current term)
cactiform
cactinomycin
cactoid
cactoids
cactus
cactus cat
cactus cats
cactus euphorbia
cactus family
cactus mouse
cactus wren
cactuses
cactuslike
cactusy

Literary usage of Cacti

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

1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"Mostly columnar cacti with stout stems, the white to pink flowers not widely ... Stout or slender cacti, without a large fleshy root; flower funnel- form. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"cacti AS FORAGE. Figs. 321, 322. Stock in the southern part of the range country feed more or less on prickly pear, and under pressure of hard circumstances ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1902)
"The cochineal insect, so long confounded with cacti, L., was called by the specific name of cacti through a misapprehension, from the time of Fabricius till ..."

4. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"X. cacti. Mescal. Tequila. Aguardiente. Pulque. cacti. Mexico has its share of the 500 or more species of cacti found in America, and the plants ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"Thus we find the cacti forming a little kingdom of their own, and could we here go beyond the limits of an outline, a broadly interesting study might be ..."

6. California Desert Trails by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1919)
"CHAPTER IV THE SMALLER cacti, SHRUBS, AND FLOWERS The cacti, ... THE desert is the kingdom of the cacti, for the cacti are the special offspring of the ..."

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