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 sahuaro sahuaro

noun

  • extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit  ( Carnegiea gigantea, saguaro, sahuaro )
    extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit


  •  Calliope Calliope

    noun

  • a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard  ( calliope, steam organ )
    a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
  • (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry  ( Calliope )
    (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry


  •  wampum wampum

    noun

  • small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency  ( peag, wampum, wampumpeag )
    small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency
  • informal terms for money  ( boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, gelt, lettuce, lolly, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum, dough, kale, loot )
    informal terms for money


  •  filagree filagree

    noun

  • delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)  ( filagree, filigree, fillagree )
    delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)