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Prickly

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English

prickly
ADJ

prickly
ADJ

prickly
ADJ

prickly
ADJ

prickly pear
N

NF
del nopal
prickly pear
N

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English Definitions

prickly
very irritable
prickly
having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
prickly ash
N
any of a number of trees or shrubs of the genus Zanthoxylum having spiny branches
prickly ash
N
Australian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers
prickly custard apple
N
small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
prickly heat
N
obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
prickly lettuce
N
European annual wild lettuce having prickly stems; a troublesome weed in parts of United States
prickly pear
N
cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock
prickly pear
N
round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti
prickly pear cactus
N
cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock
prickly pine
N
a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales
prickly poppy
N
any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
prickly poppy
N
annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
prickly shield fern
N
North American fern whose more or less evergreen leathery fronds are covered with pale brown chafflike scales
prickly-edged leaf
N
a leaf having prickly margins
prickly-leafed
having prickly leaves
prickly-leaved
having prickly leaves
prickly-seeded spinach
N
southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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