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prickly pear

noun [C] uk   us  
a type of cactus (= desert plant) that has oval fruit that can be eaten with sharp spines on them
Translations of “prickly pear”
in Chinese (Traditional) 仙人掌果…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仙人果…
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