rattail cactus

noun

Definition of rattail cactus

: a commonly cultivated tropical American cactus (Aporocactus flagelliformis) with showy crimson flowers

First Known Use of rattail cactus

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Rattail cactus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rattail%20cactus. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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