feijoa

noun
fei·​joa | \ fā-ˈyō-ə How to pronounce feijoa (audio) , -ˈhō-ə How to pronounce feijoa (audio) \

Definition of feijoa

: the green round or oval juicy fruit of a shrub or small tree (Feijoa sellowiana) of the myrtle family that is native to South America and is grown commercially especially in New Zealand also : the tree or shrub

First Known Use of feijoa

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for feijoa

New Latin, genus name, from João da Silva Feijó †1824 Brazilian naturalist

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