Definitions for saguarosəˈgwɑr oʊ, -ˈwɑr oʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sa•gua•rosəˈgwɑr oʊ, -ˈwɑr oʊ(n.)(pl.)-ros.
a tall, horizontally branched cactus, Carnegiea (or Cereus) gigantea, of Arizona and neighboring regions yielding a useful wood and bearing an edible fruit.
Origin of saguaro:
1855–60, Amer.; < MexSp saguaro, sahuaro
saguaro, sahuaro, Carnegiea gigantea(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
A large cactus in the genus Carnegiea, native to the Sonoran Desert and characterized by its "arms".
Origin: Mexican , of unknown origin.