cactus dahlia

: any of various dahlias having flower heads with the rays revolute wholly or in part and resembling the flowers of cacti of the genus Cereus

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cactus dahlia was in 1879

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“Cactus dahlia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cactus%20dahlia. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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