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prickle pear

[Gul. idem (Writers' Program 1940: 100); OED idem→1836] n. the prickly pear cac­tus, Opuntia sp., with a flat, jointed stem and pear-shaped fruit, often used for food. = PEAR PRICKLE (Mayag.)

Tags: food, noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-11-21 23:55
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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