Kei apple

noun
\ ˈkā-, ˈkī-, ˈkəi- \

Definition of Kei apple

1 : the edible fruit of a southern African shrub (Dovyalis caffra) of the family Flacourtiaceae that is shaped like a small apple and is used for pickles and preserves
2 : the shrub that bears the Kei apple

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History and Etymology for Kei apple

from Great Kei river, Cape Province, Union of South Africa

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“Kei apple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kei%20apple. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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