thanks-giving cacti

Thanksgiving cactus

noun Unabridged

crab cactus

a cactus, Schlumbergera truncata (or Zygocactus truncatus ), native to Brazil, having stems with leaflike segments and showy red flowers and often cultivated as a houseplant.
Also called Thanksgiving cactus.

1895–1900, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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