barrel cactus


noun

any of several large, cylindrical, ribbed, spiny cacti of the genera Echinocactus and Ferocactus.

Nearby words

  1. barred i,
  2. barred owl,
  3. barred spiral galaxy,
  4. barrel,
  5. barrel bolt,
  6. barrel chair,
  7. barrel chest,
  8. barrel cuff,
  9. barrel distortion,
  10. barrel engine

Origin of barrel cactus

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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