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cereus

noun ce·re·us \ˈsir-ē-əs\

Definition of CEREUS

:  any of various cacti (as of the genus Cereus) of the western United States and tropical America

Origin of CEREUS

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, wax candle, from cera wax — more at cerumen
First Known Use: 1730

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