agave cactus

noun

Definition of agave cactus

: a cactus (Leuchtenbergia principis) having columnar stems and persistent yellow terminal flowers

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First Known Use of agave cactus

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Agave cactus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agave%20cactus. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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