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night–blooming cereus

noun

Definition of night–blooming cereus

  1. :  any of several night-blooming cacti; especially :  a slender sprawling or climbing cactus (Selenicereus grandiflorus) often cultivated for its large showy fragrant white flowers



1832

First Known Use of night–blooming cereus

1832


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