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cactusnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæk·təs/ (plural cacti  /ˈkæk·tɑɪ/ or cactuses)
any of a ​type of ​plant that ​grows in the ​desert, having ​thickstems for ​storingwater and usually ​spines (= ​sharppoints)
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Translations of “cactus”
in Korean 선인장…
in Arabic نَبات الصَّبّار…
in Malaysian kaktus…
in French cactus…
in Russian кактус…
in Chinese (Traditional) 仙人掌…
in Italian cactus…
in Turkish kaktüs, çölde yetişen dikenli bir bitki…
in Polish kaktus…
in Spanish cactus…
in Vietnamese cây xương rồng…
in Portuguese cacto…
in Thai พืชจำพวกหนึ่งไม่มีใบพบมากในแถบทะเลทราย, ต้นกระบองเพชร…
in German der Kaktus…
in Catalan cactus…
in Japanese サボテン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仙人掌…
in Indonesian kaktus…
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