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A nopal salad
 
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From Spanish nopal, from Classical Nahuatl nohpalli (Opuntia cactus). Compare nopales.

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nopal (plural nopals or nopal)

  1. A prickly pear cactus from the genus Opuntia, especially Opuntia cochinellifera; the edible pads (fleshy leaves) of the cactus, considered as food.
    • 2010, Vincent Morelli, Roger Zoorob, Integrative Medicine in Primary Care, Part II, Elsevier Health Sciences, page 245,
      Nopal is a prickly pear native to arid areas of North and South America. [] Nopal is high in fiber, vitamins, protein, and mucilage.

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EtymologyEdit

From French nopal.

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nopal m (uncountable)

  1. nopal

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EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl nohpalli.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /noˈpal/, [noˈpal]

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nopal m (plural nopales)

  1. nopal (plant)
    Synonyms: chumbera, higuera chumba, higuera de Indias, higuera de pala, higuera de tuna
  2. nopal (vegetable, nopal plant pads)
    Synonyms: tuna, nopalitos

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  • English: nopal

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