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ladies-of-the-night

[ ley-deez-uh v-thuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈleɪ diz əv ðəˈnaɪt /

noun

plural of lady-of-the-night.

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Nearby words

ladies'-eardrops, ladies'-earrings, ladies'-tobacco, ladies'-tresses, ladies-in-waiting, ladies-of-the-night, ladin, lading, ladino, ladino clover, ladislas

Definition for ladies-of-the-night (2 of 2)

lady-of-the-night

[ ley-dee-uh v-thuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈleɪ di əv ðəˈnaɪt /

noun, plural la·dies-of-the-night.

a tropical American shrub, Brunfelsia americana, of the nightshade family, having berrylike yellow fruit and fragrant white flowers.

Origin of lady-of-the-night

First recorded in 1865–70
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