Acanthocereus

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TranslingualEdit

 
Acanthocereus

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin acanth(spiny) + Latin cereus(candle).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˌkæn.θəˈsɪɹ.i.əs/, /əˌkænt.θəˈsɪɹ.i.əs/, /əˌkæn.θoʊˈsɪɹ.i.əs/

Proper nounEdit

Acanthocereus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cactaceae – tropical cacti with nocturnal flowers and three angled stems.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)