Prickly pole

(Bot.) a West Indian palm (Bactris Plumierana), the slender trunk of which bears many rings of long black prickles.

See also: Prickly

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The funeral cortege of Bob Marley wound its way up from the main Kingston road through the hamlets of Claremont and Prickly Pole until it reached the village of Nine Mile, a cluster of shacks on the slopes of Mount Diablo, where the Reggae legend was born and where his body would be laid to rest.