Nopalea

noun
No·​pa·​lea | \ nōˈpālēə \

Definition of Nopalea

: a genus of cacti differing from Opuntia with which it is sometimes combined by the erect petals and scarlet flowers with stamens that are much longer than the petals

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History and Etymology for Nopalea

New Latin, from Spanish nopal

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“Nopalea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nopalea. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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