Opuntia

See also: opuntia

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From Post-classical Latin opuntia, a plant from Opus (Ancient Greek Ὀποῦς (Opoûs)), a city in Locris.

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Opuntia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cactaceae – the prickly pears.

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