echi·​no·​ce·​re·​us | \ "+ˈsirēəs\

Definition of echinocereus

1 capitalized : a genus of low ribbed cacti
2 plural echinocerei\ -​ēˌī\ : any plant of the genus Echinocereus having single or few usually short joints and spiny ovaries and flower tubes

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History and Etymology for echinocereus

New Latin, from echin- + Cereus

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