cactus, cacti, cactuses

cactus, cacti, cactuses
الصَّبّار (نَبَات)‏ \ cactus, cacti, cactuses: a prickly plant that grows in a dry place. \ نَبَات الصَّبّار \ cactus, cacti, cactuses: a prickly plant that growns in a dry place.

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  • Cactus — This article is about the plant family. For the former genus Cactus, see Mammillaria, Melocactus, and Opuntia. For other meanings, see Cactus (disambiguation) Cacti redirects here. For the software, see Cacti (software). Cacti Temporal range: 35… …   Wikipedia

  • Cactuses — Cactus Cac tus, n.; pl. E. {Cactuses}, {Cacti} ( t[=i]). [L., a kind of cactus, Gr. ??????.] (Bot.) Any plant of the order {Cactac[ae]}, as the prickly pear and the night blooming cereus. See {Cereus}. They usually have leafless stems and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cactus (disambiguation) — Cactus may refer to: Plants * Plant family: Cactus * For the genus Cactus, see Mammillaria, Melocactus and Opuntia Culture * Cactus TV an English television production company * Cactus (band) an American rock band * Cactus (song) a song by The… …   Wikipedia

  • Cacti — Cactus Cac tus, n.; pl. E. {Cactuses}, {Cacti} ( t[=i]). [L., a kind of cactus, Gr. ??????.] (Bot.) Any plant of the order {Cactac[ae]}, as the prickly pear and the night blooming cereus. See {Cereus}. They usually have leafless stems and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cactus — Cac tus, n.; pl. E. {Cactuses}, {Cacti} ( t[=i]). [L., a kind of cactus, Gr. ??????.] (Bot.) Any plant of the order {Cactac[ae]}, as the prickly pear and the night blooming cereus. See {Cereus}. They usually have leafless stems and branches,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cactus wren — Cactus Cac tus, n.; pl. E. {Cactuses}, {Cacti} ( t[=i]). [L., a kind of cactus, Gr. ??????.] (Bot.) Any plant of the order {Cactac[ae]}, as the prickly pear and the night blooming cereus. See {Cereus}. They usually have leafless stems and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cactus — [kak′təs] n. pl. cactuses or cacti [kak′tī΄] [ModL < Gr kaktos, kind of thistle, cardoon] any desert plants of the cactus family, native to the New World, with fleshy stems, reduced or spinelike leaves, and often showy flowers adj. designating …   English World dictionary

  • cactus — In general use the plural is cactuses, in botany it is often (but not always) cacti …   Modern English usage

  • cactus — ► NOUN (pl. cacti or cactuses) ▪ a succulent plant with a thick fleshy stem bearing spines but no leaves. ORIGIN Greek kaktos cardoon …   English terms dictionary

  • Cactus/Temp — Taxobox name = Cacti image width = 250px image caption = Echinocereus triglochidiatus ssp. arizonicus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Rosopsida subclassis = Caryophyllidae ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Cactaceae familia… …   Wikipedia

  • cactus — cactuslike, cactoid, adj. /kak teuhs/, n., pl. cacti / tuy/, cactuses, cactus. any of numerous succulent plants of the family Cactaceae, of warm, arid regions of the New World, having fleshy, leafless, usually spiny stems, and typically having… …   Universalium

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