Recent Examples of prickly pear from the Web
Cocktails made with prickly pear—which is part of the cactus family—are the thing to drink in Sedona, so wash your meal down with a Smokey Pear or a Mariposa cocktail.
It's loaded with anti-aging antioxidants While many plant waters are taken straight from the tree or fruit, cactus water is primarily derived from prickly pear concentrate and extract.
Spa classes include every type of yoga known to man (Yin, Gentle Energy, Hatha, Chakra, Vitality Flow, Yogalates…), and your casita fireplace is ideal for curling up with the house drink, a prickly pear margarita.
The Arizona Copper Peptide Facial utilizes ingredients central to Arizona, including aloe, jojoba, copper-rich Sedona mud, and prickly pear.
This delivers a concentrated shot of vitamin C (from the citrus) and antioxidants (from the prickly pear).
By May, watch prickly pears sprout on the cacti and desert ironwood trees grow soft coatings of lavender flowers.
Its specialty is Tungi (TOON-jee), a white spirit made from prickly pear and bottled in a beveled glass flask shaped to evoke the island’s famous (-ish) staircase.
So the studio buys the pigment from families who farm the prickly pear cactuses that host the parasitic insects.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'prickly pear.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of prickly pear
PRICKLY PEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prickly pear for English Language Learners
: a cactus that has yellow flowers and fruits shaped like pears; also : the fruit of this plant
PRICKLY PEAR Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up prickly pear? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).