rattail cactus

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rattail cactus was in 1878

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“Rattail cactus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rattail%20cactus. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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