[ mam-uh-lair-ee-uh ]
/ ˌmæm əˈlɛər i ə /
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any of various cacti of the genus Mammillaria, including the pincushion cactus.
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Like Mammillaria MacDougalii, the tubercles when injured exude a thick white milky fluid.The Fantastic Clan|John James Thornber