Strawberry pear

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(Bot.) the red ovoid fruit of a West Indian plant of the genus Cereus (C. triangularia). It has a sweetish flavor, and is slightly acid, pleasant, and cooling. Also, the plant bearing the fruit.

See also: Strawberry

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The fruit, also known as pitahaya, night blooming Cereus, strawberry pear, belle of the night and conderella, is being harvested only in a total of 22.
Dragon fruit, which are also known as strawberry pears, are great to add to fruit salads or juiced.