- a small Australian tree (Eucarya acuminata) of the sandalwood family, whose edible fruit has a single stone containing an edible kernel
- this fruit or stone
Origin of quandongnative name
- An Australian shrub or small tree (Santalum acuminatum) that is hemiparasitic on the roots of other plants and bears edible red fruit.
- An Australian tree (Elaeocarpus angustifolius) having glossy leaves, greenish-white flowers, and shiny bright blue fruit.
Origin of quandongWiradhuri (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) guwandhaa&njlig;
- A small southern Australian shrub, Santalum acuminatum, or its edible red fruit. [from 19th c.]
- The bitter quandong, Santalum murrayanum, or its fruit. [from 19th c.]
- The blue quandong, Elaeocarpus angustifolius, or its fruit. [from 20th c.]
- (Australia slang, now rare) A confidence trickster. [from 20th c.]
- desert quandong
- bitter quandong
- blue quandong
From Wiradhuri guwandhang.