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night-blooming cereus

[nahyt-bloo-ming] /ˈnaɪtˌblu mɪŋ/
noun
1.
any of various cacti of the genera Hylocereus, Peniocereus, Nyctocereus, or Selenicereus, having large, usually white flowers that open at night.
Origin of night-blooming cereus
1800-1810
1800-10
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night-blooming cereus

noun
1.
any of several cacti of the genera Hylocereus, Selenicereus, etc, having large fragrant flowers that open at night
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