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barrel cactus

Noun barrel cactus has 2 senses
  1. barrel cactus - a cactus of the genus Ferocactus: unbranched barrel-shaped cactus having deep ribs with numerous spines and usually large funnel-shaped flowers followed by dry fruits
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 is a member of Ferocactus, genus Ferocactus
  2. echinocactus, barrel cactus - any cactus of the genus Echinocactus; strongly ribbed and very spiny; southwestern United States to Brazil
    --2 is a kind of cactus
    --2 is a member of genus Echinocactus
    --2 has particulars: hedgehog cactus; golden barrel cactus, Echinocactus grusonii
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