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pitahaya (ˌpɪtəˈhaɪə Pronunciation for pitahaya

Definitions

noun

  1. any giant cactus of Central America and the SW United States, esp the saguaro
  2. Also called: dragon fruit. the edible red pulpy fruit of such cacti, which has a mild sweet flavour

Word Origin

C18: Mexican Spanish, from Haitian Creole

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