Definition of Sahuaro

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, Saguaro
Generic synonyms: Cactus
Group relationships: Carnegiea, Genus Carnegiea



Definition of Sahuaro

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of saguaro) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sahuaro

1. saguaro [n -ROS] - See also: saguaro

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sahuaro

sagums
sagus
sagy
sahib
sahiba
sahibah
sahibahs
sahibas
sahibs
sahiwal
sahiwals
sahlinite
sahlinites
sahlite
sahlites
sahuaro (current term)
sahuaros
sahui
sahuis
sai
saibling
saiblings
saic
saice
saices
saick
saicks
saics
said
said(a)

Literary usage of Sahuaro

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

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1916)
"ON THE BEHAVIOR OF AN EXCISED BRANCH OF THE sahuaro RAYMOND J. POOL The University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska Large individuals of the giant cactus or ..."

2. The Water-balance of Succulent Plants by Daniel Trembly MacDougal, E. S. Spalding (1910)
"sahuaro (CARNEGIEA GIGANTEA). CONDITIONS AND METHODS OF MEASUREMENT. In a former article* it was shown that the giant cactus not only possesses a structure ..."

3. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"The sahuaro is the State flower of Arizona. Dr. Forrest Shreve has contributed the following account of the sahuaro : "The geographical range of the sahuaro ..."

4. New Trails in Mexico: An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-western by Carl Lumholtz (1912)
"At times the sahuaro appears as a single trunk, like a column, but more often branches of nearly the same thickness protrude from it, stretching upward arms ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1912)
"Five stems examined were similar to those of the sahuaro, and had 18 and 19 ... The sahuaro has usually from 20 to 25 ribs and an equal number of spines in ..."

6. Guide to the Materials for American History in Roman and Other Italian Archives by Carl Russell Fish (1911)
"On October 11, 1909, the Agave set in the stump of a sahuaro near the ... The larger plant, set deep in the cavity in the northern side of another sahuaro, ..."

7. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1908)
"If it is a half-inch cut a good sized sahuaro will give over twenty feet in length of fiber. By making the sheet one-quarter inch thick, close on to fifty ..."

8. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"The sahuaro, or giant sahuaro, as the natives call it, grows to an unusual height and ... The sahuaro appears very clannish, preferring to grow in groups, ..."

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