2. Noun. (topology) ¹
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Definition of Cactoid
1. cactus [adj] - See also: cactus
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Literary usage of Cactoid
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1. Twilight sleep and how to induce it: As Practised by Gauss and Kroenig at by American Journal of Clinical Medicine (1915)
"We refer to the use of the hyoscine, morphine and cactoid combination, ... The American combination also contains cactoid, the concentration of cactus ..."
2. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"The cactoid form is illustrated not alone by the cacti of American deserts, but also by wholly unrelated plants of African deserts having almost identical ..."
3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1849)
"The lignum-vitae (Guaiacum), the Acacia nilotica, and cactoid plants,—particularly the torch and melon thistles (Cactus repandus et peruvianus, ..."
4. Journal of a Tour in Marocco and the Great Atlas by Joseph Dalton Hooker, John Ball, George Maw (1878)
"... physician to the learned King Juba II. of Mauritania, himself the author of treatises on Opium and Euphorbium. The prevalence of cactoid ..."
5. The English Rock-garden by Reginald John Farrer (1919)
"... but most useful for a hot and worthless place, with floundering long masses of dark-green cactoid foliage, not like leaves at all, and abundant spikes ..."
6. The Fossil Flora of Great Britain: Or, Figures and Descriptions of the by John Lindley, William Hutton (1833)
"The proportional number of Ferns is diminished, the gigantic Lycopodium-like and cactoid plants of the Coal Measures, Calamites, and Palms, all disappear; ..."
7. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1908)
"Especially interesting were a number of cactoid forms of Euphorbia, some of them ten feet or more in height. Many trees in the houses showed that they had ..."