Definición de cactus en inglés:

cactus

Silabificación: cac·tus
Pronunciación: /ˈkaktəs
 
/

sustantivo (plural cacti /-tī, -tē/ or cactuses)

  • A succulent plant with a thick, fleshy stem that typically bears spines, lacks leaves, and has brilliantly colored flowers. Cacti are native to arid regions of the New World and are cultivated elsewhere, especially as houseplants.
    • Family Cactaceae: numerous genera and species
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • We are rich with saguaros, prickly pear, and cholla cacti, and paloverde, and mesquite trees.
    • Prickly pear cacti and large agave succulents, introduced from Mexico, grow everywhere in the north of the island.
    • Scaling and barking injuries occur on stem surfaces of saguaro cacti.

Derivativos

cactaceous

Pronunciación: /kakˈtāSHəs/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Named in honor of the French scholar Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, the genus Pereskia boasts the unique characteristic of being one of the few cactaceous genera to bear true leaves.
  • The most common of these is E. canariensis with the classic cactaceous habit.
  • If you wish to camp, hike or simply to spend a day afield between encino forests and pine and cactaceous scrubs, you may see some deer, wild burro, pumas, cats, coyotes, bald eagles and a diverse selection of snakes.

Origen

early 17th century (in the sense 'cardoon'): from Latin, from Greek kaktos 'cardoon'.

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