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cactus
 n.  any plant of the order Cactacae, as the prickly pear and the night-blooming cereus
Classic Sentence:
1  When he had finished with the orange-tree, he began at the cactus; but this, not being so easily plucked as the orange-tree, pricked him dreadfully.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 62. Ghosts.
Example Sentence:
1  The cactus has adapted to survive in an arid environment.
2  A novelty to foreign visitors, the cactus is as common on the Mexican plate as potatoes or rice in many other parts of the world.
3  She wanted a particular type of cactus.