saguaro

DEFINITIONS OF: saguaro

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n 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

Synonyms:
Carnegiea gigantea, sahuaro
Type of:
cactus
any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

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saguaro
sahuaro
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