barrel cactus

bar"rel cac"tus

(br"rl kk"ts), n.;
pl. barrel cacti (br"rl kk"t)
. any of several large cacti native to the southwestern U. S. and Mexico, having a short cylindrical form with deep vertical ribs and bearing sharp spines. They are classed in the genera Ferocactus and Echinocactus.
[PJC]

{

Bar"reled

,

Bar"relled

} (), a. 1. Having a barrel; -- used in composition; as, a double-barreled gun.
[1913 Webster]

2. put in or stored in a barrel; ; as, barreled beer; -- opposite of unbarreled.
[WordNet 1.5]

3. tapered toward both ends; -- of an arrow.
[WordNet 1.5]

 

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