quandong definition by Webster's New World
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- 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: native name
quandong definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An Australian root-parasitic tree or shrub (Santalum acuminatum) bearing shiny red drupes with edible flesh used for jam or as a dessert.
- An Australian tree (Elaeocarpus angustifolius) having dark glossy green leaves, greenish-white flowers, and globular, shiny, bright blue drupes.
Origin: Wiradhuri (Aboriginal language of southeast Australia) guwandhaaᶇ.