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IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of dig

1
1275–1325; Middle English diggen, perhaps representing an OE derivative of dīcditch; Middle French diguer to dig (<Middle Dutch ) is attested later and apparently not the immediate source

Definition for dig (2 of 3)

dig2
[ dig ]
/ dɪg /

verb (used with object), dug, dig·ging.Slang.

to understand: Can you dig what I'm saying?
to take notice of: Dig those shoes he's wearing.
to like, love, or enjoy: She digs that kind of music. We really dig each other.

Origin of dig

2
1935–40; perhaps <Irish (an) dtuig(eann tú mé?) do you understand me? and parallel expressions with tuigim I understand (see twig2)

Definition for dig (3 of 3)

dig.

digest.
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British Dictionary definitions for dig (1 of 2)

dig
/ (dɪɡ) /

verb digs, digging or dug

noun

See also dig in, digs

Word Origin for dig

C13 diggen, of uncertain origin

British Dictionary definitions for dig (2 of 2)

Dig
/ (dɪɡ) /

noun

NZ informal short for Digger (def. 1)
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