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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cereus giganteus Suwarrow \Su*war"row\, n. (Bot.) The giant cactus (Cereus giganteus); -- so named by the Indians of Arizona. Called also saguaro. [1913 Webster] Cereus \Ce"re*us\, n. [L., a wax candle, fr. cera wax. So named from the resemblance of one species to the columnar shape of a wax candle.] (Bot.) A genus of plants of the Cactus family. They are natives of America, from California to Chili. [1913 Webster] Note: Although several species flower in the night, the name Night-blooming cereus is specially applied to the Cereus grandiflorus, which is cultivated for its beautiful, shortlived flowers. The Cereus giganteus, whose columnar trunk is sometimes sixty feet in height, is a striking feature of the scenery of New Mexico, Texas, etc. [1913 Webster]

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