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Noun: prickly pear cactus
  1. Cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock
    - prickly pear

Derived forms: prickly pear cacti

Type of: cactus

Part of: genus Opuntia, Opuntia

Encyclopedia: Prickly pear cactus