nopal

Definitions of nopal
  1. noun
    any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears
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    type of:
    cactus
    any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
  2. noun
    cactus having yellow flowers and purple fruits
    synonyms: Opuntia lindheimeri
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    type of:
    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
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