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prickly pear

Noun prickly pear has 2 senses
  1. prickly pear, prickly pear cactus - cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock
    --1 is a kind of cactus
    --1 is a member of Opuntia, genus Opuntia
    --1 has parts: prickly pear
    --1 has particulars: nopal, Opuntia lindheimeri; tuna, Opuntia tuna
  2. prickly pear - round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti
    --2 is a kind of
    edible fruit
    --2 is a part of prickly pear, prickly pear cactus
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