Any of various rodents of the family Hystricidae, of Eurasia and Africa, or the family Erethizontidae, of the Americas, having long, sharp, erectile quills.
Any of various plants having fleshy leaves or stems that store water. Cacti and the jade plant are succulents. Succulents are usually adapted to drier environments and display other characteristics that reduce water loss, such as waxy coatings on leaves and stems, fewer stomata than occur on other plants, and stout, rounded stems that minimize surface area.
Any of a genus (Nopalea) of cactuses with red flowers, esp. a tropical prickly pear (N. cochinellifera)
The buildings, fixtures, and equipment, including machinery, tools, and instruments, necessary for an industrial operation or an institution:
Any of numerous plants of the genus Agave, native to hot, dry regions of the Americas and having basal rosettes of tough, usually spiny-margined leaves. Agaves are grown for ornament, fiber, and food.
A month, especially a lunar month.
An agave, especially one used for producing food or beverages.
A plumber's tool consisting of a long, sturdy, very flexible wire or cable, used to remove obstructions from pipes, etc.
Any of a genus (Galanthus) of low-growing, bulbous perennials of the lily family; esp., the common snowdrop (G. nivalis) of the Mediterranean region, with small, bell-shaped, white flowers
(Cooking) A cast-iron frying pan with three legs, once common in open hearth cookery. They were generally called spiders both in England and in America.
The self-luminous, gaseous central star of the solar system: magnitude, −26.74; mean distance from the earth, c. 149.6 million km (c. 93 million mi); diameter, c. 1.4 million km (c. 864,000 mi); mass, c. 332,000 times that of the earth; volume, c. 1.3 million times that of the earth; mean density, c. 0.25 times that of the earth; central temperature, c. 15 to 28 million degrees K; surface temperature, c. 6,000°K; rotational period, c. 27 earth days
Any of various anuran amphibians especially of the family Bufonidae, characteristically being more terrestrial and having drier, rougher skin and shorter legs than the smooth-skinned frogs.
The definition of a xerophyte is a plant that alters its physical structure to grow in very dry conditions.
A spiny cactus (genus Opuntia) with cylindrical stems, growing in the SW U.S. and Mexico
December 25, the day on which this feast is observed as a public holiday in many countries.
Easter is defined as the Sunday each year that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus with special church services and meals as well as a more secular celebration with Easter baskets filled with candy, delivered by an Easter bunny.
The definition of a rainbow is an arch in the sky made up of different colors that forms when the sun's rays are refracted by rain drops, or any display of different colors formed by the spectrum of light, or any display of vibrant or colorful things.
Find another word for cactus. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cactus, like: desert flora, one of the Cactaceae (Latin), porcupine, desert vegetation, succulent, nopal, plant, cacti, sempervivum, alocasia and plumeria.