variants: or less commonly quandang or quondong \ ˈkwänˌdäŋ \ or quantong \ -​n‧ˌtäŋ \
plural -s

Definition of quandong

1a : a small or shrubby Australian tree (Fusanus acuminatus or Elaeocarpus grandis) of the family Santalaceae that has lanceolate leaves and small flowers in terminal panicles followed by round edible red drupes
b : the fruit of the quandong tree

called also native peach

— see quandong nut
2 : brisbane quandong

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native name in Australia

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“Quandong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quandong. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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