cactaceous

[ kak-tey-shuh s ]
/ kækˈteɪ ʃəs /

adjective

belonging to the Cactaceae, the cactus family of plants.

Origin of cactaceous

1850–55; < New Latin Cactace(ae) name of the family (see cactus, -aceae) + -ous
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