a bushy or treelike cactus, Opuntia ficus-indica, of central Mexico, having large yellow flowers and juicy, red, edible fruit.
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Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of Indian fig
First recorded in 1585–95
Words nearby Indian fig
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