pitahaya cactus

noun
cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit
Hypernyms: ↑cactus
Part Meronyms: ↑pitahaya

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  • pitahaya — noun 1. cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit • Syn: ↑pitahaya cactus, ↑Acanthocereus tetragonus, ↑Acanthocereus pentagonus • Hypernyms: ↑cactus 2. highly colored edible fruit of pitahaya cactus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pitahaya — Pitaya Pitaya Pi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pitahaya — Para otros usos de este término, véase Pitahaya (desambiguación). Fruta de Selenicereus megalanthus …   Wikipedia Español

  • pitahaya — [ˌpɪtə hʌɪə] noun a saguaro or other tall cactus of Mexico and the south western US. ↘the edible fruit of the pitahaya. Origin C18: from Sp., from Haitian Creole …   English new terms dictionary

  • pitahaya — {{#}}{{LM P46699}}{{〓}} {{[}}pitahaya{{]}} ‹pi·ta·ha·ya› (también {{◎}}pitaya{{ ̄}}) {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Planta americana parecida al cactus, que tiene flores grandes y de colores vivos …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • pitahaya — /pit euh huy euh/, n. 1. any of several cacti of the genus Lemaireocereus and related genera, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, bearing edible fruit. 2. the fruit of such a cactus. Also, pitaya /pi tuy euh/. [1750 60, Amer.; < AmerSp < Taino]… …   Universalium

  • organ-pipe cactus — saldžiavaisis kuolenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Stenocereus thurberi), paplitęs Arizonoje ir Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cereus thurberi; Stenocereus thurberi angl. organ pipe cactus isp. mehuelé; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cuban cactus scrub — The Cuban cactus scrub is a xeric shrubland ecoregion that occupies 3,300 km2 (1,300 sq mi) on the leeward coast of Cuba. Most of it occurs in the southeastern part of the island in the provinces of Guantánamo and Santiago de Cuba …   Wikipedia

  • dagger cactus — nuodingasis kuolenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos nuodingas augalas (Stenocereus gummosus), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stenocereus gummosus angl. dagger cactus isp. pitahaya agria; pitayo agrio šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Acanthocereus pentagonus — noun cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit • Syn: ↑pitahaya cactus, ↑pitahaya, ↑Acanthocereus tetragonus • Hypernyms: ↑cactus • Part Meronyms: ↑pitahaya …   Useful english dictionary

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