• Definition for "echinocactus"
    • A genus of cactaceous plants, globose or oval,…
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    • The echinocactus, or bisnaga, is also…
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echinocactus definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of cactaceous plants, globose or oval, and quite often gigantic, highly ribbed, or with tubercles in straight or spiral rows.
    • any cactus associated with genus Echinocactus; strongly ribbed and incredibly spiny; southwestern United States to Brazil
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