Carnegiea

noun

Car·​ne·​giea
kärˈnegēə
: a monotypic genus of cacti consisting of the saguaro

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Andrew Carnegie †1919 American industrialist and humanitarian

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“Carnegiea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carnegiea. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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