[pit-uh-hahy-uh] /ˌpɪt əˈhaɪ ə/

any of several cacti of the genus Lemaireocereus and related genera, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, bearing edible fruit.
the fruit of such a cactus.
any giant cactus of Central America and the SW United States, esp the saguaro
Also called dragon fruit. the edible red pulpy fruit of such cacti, which has a mild sweet flavour


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