Definition of loquat
: an Asian evergreen tree (Eriobotrya japonica) of the rose family often cultivated for its fruit; also : its small yellow edible fruit used especially for preserves
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WHAT IS A LOQUAT For those who don’t know the loquat, there is good reason.
My new (to me) car is shiny, and the loquat tree is dumping fruit.
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Origin and Etymology of loquat
Chinese (Guangdong) làuh-gwāt
First Known Use: 1820See Words from the same year
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