Definition of nopalery in English:

nopalery

Pronunciation /ˈnəʊp(ə)l(ə)ri/

noun

historical
  • A plantation of nopal cacti, Opuntia cochinellifera, formerly cultivated as a food plant of the cochineal insect.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Justamond (d. 1786). From nopal + -ery, after French nopalerie; with some forms compare -ry.