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prickly pear

Translation of prickly pear in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (fruit)
    Example sentences
    • I stole a pumpkin a few days back from the garden… It's feeding me, as are chard and avocados, a few prickly pears, and oranges.
    • And what about Mexico, where eighty species of Opuntia support a cochineal dye industry and are the source of edible prickly pear fruit?
    • Among the other hits here are a graceful Caesar salad and a first course of lean, intense boar ribs perched over an interesting, not sickeningly sweet glaze infused with juice from the fruit of the prickly pear cactus.
    1.2 (plant)
    Example sentences
    • We are rich with saguaros, prickly pear, and cholla cacti, and palo verde, and mesquite trees.
    • But still you'd bump into a prickly pear or cholla cactus and have to stop and pull the thorns out of person's leg or shoe.
    • In the gardens are lemon and lime trees, prickly pear cactus plants, fig trees and ornamental palms.

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