a narrow, upright armchair of 16th-century France, having widely splayed arms and a very narrow back.
any of numerous succulent plants of the family Cactaceae, of warm, arid regions of the New World, having fleshy, leafless, usually spiny stems, and typically having solitary, showy flowers. Historical Examples Sielanka: An Idyll Henryk Sienkiewicz Adventures of a Young Naturalist Lucien Biart The Mystery Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams The Mexican Twins […]
noun a moth, Cactoblastis cactorum of South America, that was introduced into Australia to act as a biological control on the prickly pear
any of several varieties of dahlia having large flower heads with numerous rays incurved to a quill-like form.
a plant, Pelargonium echinatum, of the geranium family, native to southern Africa, having prickly stipules and white or reddish flowers.