noun pit·a·haya \ˌpitəˈhīə\
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Definition of pitahaya



  1. 1 :  any of several cacti (as Lemaireocereus thurberi or Acanthocereus pentagonus) of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico that have edible juicy fruits; especially :  saguaro

  2. 2 :  the highly colored fruit of a pitahaya that often is as large as a peach and has bright red juice

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Origin and Etymology of pitahaya

Spanish, from Taino pitahaya

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