quandang

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n quandang red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam
    • n quandang Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n quandang A small Australian tree, Fusanus acuminatus, or its fruit. The latter, called native peach, is said to be almost the only Australian fruit relished by Europeans. The kernel of the seed (quandang-nut) as well as the pulp is edible. Also quandong and quantong.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Quandang kwan′dang a small Australian tree, with edible fruit, the native peach.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Austr.

Usage

In literature:

Loranthus quandang, volume 2 page 69.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
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