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Definition of Prickly pole
Prickly polePrickly Prick"ly, a.
Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with
prickles; as, a prickly shrub.
Prickly ash (Bot.), a prickly shrub (Xanthoxylum
Americanum) with yellowish flowers appearing with the
leaves. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic.
The southern species is X. Carolinianum. --Gray.
Prickly heat (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of
red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of
the parts affected. It is due to inflammation of the sweat
glands, and is often brought on by overheating the skin in
Prickly pear (Bot.), a name given to several plants of the
cactaceous genus Opuntia, American plants consisting of
fleshy, leafless, usually flattened, and often prickly
joints inserted upon each other. The sessile flowers have
many petals and numerous stamens. The edible fruit is a
large pear-shaped berry containing many flattish seeds.
The common species of the Northern Atlantic States is
Opuntia vulgaris. In the South and West are many others,
and in tropical America more than a hundred more. O.
vulgaris, O. Ficus-Indica, and O. Tuna are abundantly
introduced in the Mediterranean region, and O. Dillenii
has become common in India.
Prickly pole (Bot.), a West Indian palm (Bactris
Plumierana), the slender trunk of which bears many rings
of long black prickles.
Prickly withe (Bot.), a West Indian cactaceous plant
(Cereus triangularis) having prickly, slender, climbing,
Prickly rat (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of South
American burrowing rodents belonging to Ctenomys and
allied genera. The hair is usually intermingled with sharp
Meaning of Prickly pole from wikipedia
- typical refrain
may add: O the prickly
bush, the prickly
bush, It pricked
full sore; If ever I get out of the prickly
bush, I'll never
get in any...
- Africa. It is a perennial
meso-chamaephyte that grows
15-25 cm high. It has prickly leaves
dark yellow aster
flowers. "African Plant
- palm, king palm Palmae Caribbean Bactris
plumeriana, Mart. coco macaco, prickly pole Palmae Florida Beccariophoenix
madagascariensis, Jum. & H. Perrier
- carnosum Bactris coloniata Bactris horridispatha Bactris
jamaicana, Prickly pole Bactris longiseta Bactris pickelii
- It grows
on rocky outcrops
in gr****land and dry bushveld. Aculeata
to the spines
on the leaf's surface
and the teeth
on its margins...
- Packs, one bottle
per six-pack. Shiner Prickly
– A golden lager brewed
from the fruit
pear cactus. Available
- 1700s and now undergoing extensive
renovations, some of which incorporate prickly
pear juice! Then it's back to the house where plumber
Hans Sloane includes
of a species
of palm he names Prickly
, which Salzman
and Judd identified
jamaicensis. Olof Swartz...
- 1950 Pressure
at Rest James
c-11m June 1, 1965 Prickly
, the Porcupine
c-11m June 8, 1956 Background
- "that rare romantic comedy
to choose messiness
over closure, prickly independence
coupledom, and honesty
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