Melocactus

noun
Mel·​o·​cactus | \¦melə+\

Definition of Melocactus 

: a genus comprising tropical American strongly ribbed globose, spheroidal, or short cylindrical cacti with a terminal woolly or spiny cap

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History and Etymology for Melocactus

New Latin, from Late Latin melo melon + New Latin Cactus

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