- n. dragon fruit
“Edgar Valdivia, 70, escorted visitors through his shady San Fernando Valley backyard to show off spiky, pink dragon fruit, which is also known as a pitaya (pih-TIE'-yuh) or pitahaya”
“The fruit with the crimson skin and black seeds is dragon fruit (Hylocereus cacti ) by the way, also known as pitaya (and there’s a wikipedia article on it under that name).”
“The name Sinaloa, incidentally, is thought to derive from cinaro (pitaya or cactus).”
“Locals call some of the smaller cacti "pitayas," in reference to their sweet, pitaya fruit, "chilillos," referring to the tiny chile pepper-like fruit, or chivitos (literally, "little goats").”
“The region has native fruits like araticum, buriti, cagaita, ingá, jatobá, magaba, pitaya, pitomba and pequi that are eaten regionally but are often little known in the rest of Brazil.”
“Fruit is often used in preserves and desserts, including pears cooked in cinnamon and sugar syrup, walnut brittle, cakes topped with marmalade, and pitaya (cactus fruit) gelatin.”
“Much lesser known, but undoubtedly a delicacy among the Mexican fruits is the pitaya.”
“I didn't know if it's the same as a pitaya, but a quick google search tells me so.”
“This fruit comes from the pitaya cactus, and the pulp is a bit softer than melon.”
“The rain came pelting down, shattering the white Saint John roses clustered like sheaves of stars clinging to tree, rock, bush, and pitaya over the entire mountainside.”
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