nopal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nō'pul, nō-päl', -pal'), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea, resembling the prickly pear.
  2. the fruit of such a cactus, or of a similar cactus, as the prickly pear.
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