prickly pear

prickly pear(
prih
-
kli
 
pehr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (plant)
a. el nopal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Can you grow prickly pears in a pot?¿Puedes cultivar nopales en una maceta?
b. la chumbera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This is the only species of prickly pear that grows here.Esta es la única especie de chumbera que crece aquí.
2. (fruit)
a. la tuna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We used the prickly pears to make juice.Usamos las tunas para hacer jugo.
b. el higo chumbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Take a knife and help me peel the prickly pears.Toma un cuchillo y ayúdame a pelar los higos chumbos.
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