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Prickly pole
Prickly 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 hot weather. 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, triangular stems. 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 spines.

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- typical refrain may add: O the prickly bush, the prickly bush, It pricked my heart 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 and grows dark yellow aster flowers. "African Plant Database"....
- palm, king palm Palmae Caribbean Bactris plumeriana, Mart. coco macaco, prickly pole Palmae Florida Beccariophoenix madagascariensis, Jum. & H. Perrier giant...
- carnosum Bactris coloniata Bactris horridispatha Bactris jamaicana, Prickly pole Bactris longiseta Bactris pickelii B****elinia favieri B****elinia iterata...
- It grows on rocky outcrops in gr****land and dry bushveld. Aculeata ("prickly") refers to the spines on the leaf's surface and the teeth on its margins...
- Packs, one bottle per six-pack. Shiner Prickly Pear Lager – A golden lager brewed with juice from the fruit of prickly pear cactus. Available in Shiner Family...
- 1700s and now undergoing extensive renovations, some of which incorporate prickly pear juice! Then it's back to the house where plumber Dan LaBlue is using...
- naturalist Hans Sloane includes a description of a species of palm he names Prickly-Pole, which Salzman and Judd identified as Bactris jamaicensis. Olof Swartz...
- 1950 Pressure in Fluids at Rest James H. Kroakevik c-11m June 1, 1965 Prickly, the Porcupine c-11m June 8, 1956 Background for Reading & Expression Primary...
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