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Definition 1: round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti - [noun denoting food]

(prickly pear is a kind of ...) edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh

(... is part of prickly pear) cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock

Definition 2: cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for prickly pear in the sense of this definition

(prickly pear is a kind of ...) any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

(... is a kind of prickly pear ) cactus having yellow flowers and purple fruits

(... is a kind of prickly pear ) tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica

(prickly pear is a part of ...) round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti

(... is a member of prickly pear) large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears

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