kangaroo apple

noun

1
: an edible yellow egg-shaped fruit of Australia and New Zealand that has a mealy subacid pulp
2
: a shrubby or herbaceous perennial plant (Solanum aviculare) that is sometimes cultivated in warm regions for its racemes of purple flowers and for the kangaroo apples that it bears

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“Kangaroo apple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kangaroo%20apple. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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