Definition of Sahuaros
1. Noun. (plural of sahuaro) ¹
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Definition of Sahuaros
1. sahuaro [n] - See also: sahuaro
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sahuaros
sahuaros (current term)
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Literary usage of Sahuaros
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.) (1910)
"The left bank, on the other hand, with its generally northern aspect, has less than a dozen sahuaros and only a few scattering groups of Encelia. ..."
2. The Water-balance of Succulent Plants by Daniel Trembly MacDougal, E. S. Spalding (1910)
"Over a dozen sahuaros were measured from time to time during a period of from ... The average growth for sahuaros over a meter in height is about 12 cm. per ..."
3. Our Hispanic Southwest by Ernest Peixotto (1916)
"... its shimmering landscape swimming in light, its veil of dryness, its thickets of mesquite, and its tall sahuaros or giant cacti fluted like Corinthian ..."
4. Arizona, the Wonderland: The History of Its Ancient Cliff and Cave Dwellings by George Wharton James (1917)
"... where fruits and flowers, trees and fodder plants, grain and vegetables have displaced sahuaros, cactus, yucca and salt bush; apricots, pears, ..."
5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1915)
"The facts expressed in the accompanying tables agree in the main with those outlined above in the case of the sahuaros. Bisnagas 28, 29, 32 and 33 are ..."
6. Outlines of Geologic History, with Especial Reference to North America: A by Bailey Willis, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"A group of sahuaros (Carnegiea gigantea) on the left; a single bisnaga (Echinocactus Wislizenii) on the right. The last-named plant has a supply sufficient ..."
7. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1908)
"With so many animals making use of its fleshy trunk and branches, the greater number of the sahuaros perish before reaching a height of forty feet. ..."