Origin of prickly pear
Examples from the Web for prickly pear
Next came a hedge of prickly-pear; she turned her head away from this in disgust.Poppy|Cynthia Stockley
When the grave has been half filled in, they throw into it a prickly-pear (Opuntia Dillenii) shrub, and make a mound over it.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
Don't all your womankind write that sort of up-and-down bristly hand, more like a prickly-pear fence than a Christian's writin'?One Of Them|Charles James Lever
That hedge is prickly-pear and was meant to keep the Indians out of the inclosure, if they were ugly.Jessica, the Heiress|Evelyn Raymond
The skin was rough, the pulp of a rich crimson colour not unlike that of the prickly-pear, and it had an agreeable acid flavour.