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Turk's-head cactus Syllabification: Turk's-head cac·tus

Definition of Turk's-head cactus in English:

noun

A barrel-shaped Jamaican cactus that bears red flowers from a terminal part that resembles a fez. Also called Turk’s-cap cactus.
  • Melocactus communis, family Cactaceae

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