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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pediocactus mean? 

  The noun PEDIOCACTUS has 1 sense:

1. low-growing cacti of the Great Plains of North America

  Familiarity information: PEDIOCACTUS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Low-growing cacti of the Great Plains of North America

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Nouns denoting plants


genus Pediocactus; Pediocactus

Hypernyms ("Pediocactus" is a kind of...):

caryophylloid dicot genus (genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers)

Meronyms (members of "Pediocactus"):

Knowlton's cactus; Pediocactus knowltonii (small clustering cactus of southwestern United States; a threatened species)

Holonyms ("Pediocactus" is a member of...):

Cactaceae; cactus family; family Cactaceae (constituting the order Opuntiales)

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