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Meaning of night-blooming cereus

night'-bloom•ing ce'reus

Pronunciation: (nīt'bl"ming), [key]
  1. any of various cacti of the genera Hylocereus, Peniocereus, Nyctocereus, or Selenicereus, having large, usually white flowers that open at night.
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