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  1. spurge nettle, tread-softly, devil nettle, pica-pica, Cnidoscolus urens, Jatropha urens, Jatropha stimulosusnoun

    a stinging herb of tropical America

  2. European magpie, Pica picanoun

    a common magpie of Eurasia


  1. pica-pica

    Pica-Pica can refer to: 1) A tropical shrub (Mucuna pruriens) that produces pods covered with bristles causing severe itch if they come in contact with skin. 2) A tropical marine fish (Scatophagus argus) also known as spotted scat or common scat. 3) In some regions, it refers to an informal Spanish term for a variety of small appetizers or snacks, similar to tapas. 4) The Latin name for the bird species European Magpie. 5) In the Philippines, it is a term for itchiness or skin irritation, often due to jellyfish stings. It's important to note that the term's meaning may vary depending on the context or location.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pica-pica in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pica-pica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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