naranjilla

noun
na·​ran·​ji·​lla | \ˌnärənˈhēlyə\
plural -s

Definition of naranjilla 

1 : a shrubby perennial herb (Solanum quitoense) cultivated in the uplands of northern South America for its tomentose edible bright orange fruits that resemble tomatoes or small oranges

2 : the richly flavored acid fruit of the naranjilla also : a beverage made from this fruit

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History and Etymology for naranjilla

Spanish, diminutive of naranja orange, from Arabic nāranj

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