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Definition of Prickly rat
Prickly ratPrickly 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 rat from wikipedia
- She was believed
to be purebred until
saw her paws. The Prickly Rat
is an animal
that infested Downtown
City High in Trading
Places. He looks...
- A pack rat
or packrat, also called
a woodrat, can be any of the species
in the rodent genus
Neotoma. Pack rats have a rat
with long tails...
- floor. Jelly
make some leafy stories
and Blue Cow makes
173 49 "Babies" Helen Church Stephen Cannon Sarah
- The hispid cotton rat
(Sigmodon hispidus) is a rodent species
America, and southern North
- 1700s and now undergoing extensive
renovations, some of which incorporate prickly
pear juice! Then it's back to the house where plumber
- gr**** (Chloris cucullata), as well as prickly
pear (Opuntia). The po****tion trend
of the Gulf Coast kangaroo rat appears
to be steady
and no particular...
- of its dedication
to destroying agricultural
pests: "the dog with the prickly
back and the long, thin muzzle...from midnight
- Dog Island
East Cay Little Island Little Scrub Island
Mid Cay North
Pear Cays Rabbit Island Sandy Island Scilly
Cay Scrub Island
back to hide their
head, legs, and belly
in a coat of prickly erect
some may be crepuscular...
of habitats, ranging
from semiarid scrub
gardens. Prickly Acanthocarpus
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