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organ-pipe cactus

[ awr-guhn-pahyp ]
/ ˈɔr gənˌpaɪp /
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noun
a treelike or columnar cactus, Lemaireocereus marginatus, of Mexico, having a central, erect spine surrounded by spreading spines in clusters of five to eight, and funnel-shaped, brownish-purple flowers.
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Origin of organ-pipe cactus

First recorded in 1905–10
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