The fruit of a type of cactus containing yellow or pink edible seeds with a sweet and mild flavour; care needs to be taken when handling this fruit as the prickly needles in the skin can stick into your hands.
( Opuntia sp.)-several species of cacti with flat stems and oval, flat, leaf-like pads. Prickly pears grow in semiarid and arid western North America. The fruits of the cactus are offen referred to as "tunas."
cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock
round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti
a desert cactus, continuing the desert imagery that is particularly prevalent at the beginning of the third section of the poem
A common name given to the flat padded Opuntias.
This is the diminutive (egg size) fruit of thecactus of the same name. It is nearly impossible to avoid theprickles when peeling to reveal the garnet-colored flesh. Pricklypears are sometimes sold with the prickles removed.
The fruit from several varieties of cactus. It is gaining popularity in the U.S. Sweet and somewhat bland, prickly pear are served whole and used in candies and preserves.
The fruit of a type of cactus and also called a Barbary...