organ pipe cactus


Definition of organ pipe cactus

: any of several tall upright cacti (such as Sternocereus thurberi) of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico that usually branch at the base to form several upright stems

Examples of organ pipe cactus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those are saguaros and organ pipe cactus the bats visit during their migration north from central and southern Mexico each summer. Kendal Blust, azcentral, 18 Nov. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'organ pipe cactus.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of organ pipe cactus

1908, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About organ pipe cactus

Time Traveler for organ pipe cactus

Time Traveler

The first known use of organ pipe cactus was in 1908

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near organ pipe cactus


organ pipe cactus

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for organ pipe cactus

Cite this Entry

“Organ pipe cactus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!