Pronunciation: (pit"u-hī'u), [key]
1. any of several cacti of the genus Lemaireocereus and related genera, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, bearing edible fruit.
2. the fruit of such a cactus. Also,pi•ta•yaPronunciation: (pi-tī'u). [key]
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