dama de noche

da·​ma de no·​che | \ ¦däməˌdāˈnōˌchā \
plural damas de noche\ -​məsˌ-​ , -​məzˌ-​ \

Definition of dama de noche

: a West Indian shrub (Cestrum nocturnum) with sweet scented yellowish red flowers

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History and Etymology for dama de noche

American Spanish, literally, lady of the night

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“Dama de noche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dama%20de%20noche. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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