saguaro: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-gwär'ō, -wär'ō), [key]
— pl. -ros.
  1. a tall, horizontally branched cactus, Carnegiea (or Cereus) gigantea, of Arizona and neighboring regions, yielding a useful wood and bearing an edible fruit: still locally common, though some populations have been reduced. See illus. under
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