quandong

noun
quan·​dong
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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