gee·​bung | \ ˈjēˌbəŋ \
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Definition of geebung

: any of numerous chiefly Australian shrubs and small trees that constitute a genus (Persoonia) of the family Proteaceae, have hard narrow leaves and long-lasting yellow or white flowers, and produce small edible but insipid 1-celled or 2-celled drupes

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native name in Australia

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“Geebung.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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