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1. One, such as a pricking tool, that pierces or pricks.
2. A prickle or thorn.
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1. a person or thing that pricks
2. (Botany) US a thorn; prickle
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|Noun||1.||pricker - a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf|
aculeus - a stiff sharp-pointed plant process
|2.||pricker - an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws|
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
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