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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 nigh

before 900; Middle English nigh(e), neye,Old English nēah, nēh, cognate with Dutch na,German nahe,Old Norse nā-,Gothic nehw, nehwa;cf. near, next

OTHER WORDS FROM nigh

un·nigh, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nigh

nigh
/ (naɪ) /

adjective, adverb, preposition

an archaic, poetic, or dialect word for near

Word Origin for nigh

Old English nēah, nēh; related to German nah, Old Frisian nei. Compare near, next
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