Quandong meaning

kwŏndŏng
An Australian shrub or small tree (Santalum acuminatum) that is hemiparasitic on the roots of other plants and bears edible red fruit.
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An Australian tree (Elaeocarpus angustifolius) having glossy leaves, greenish-white flowers, and shiny bright blue fruit.
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This fruit or stone.
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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.
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A small southern Australian shrub, Santalum acuminatum, or its edible red fruit. [from 19th c.]
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The bitter quandong, Santalum murrayanum, or its fruit. [from 19th c.]
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The blue quandong, Elaeocarpus angustifolius, or its fruit. [from 20th c.]
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(Australia slang, now rare) A confidence trickster. [from 20th c.]
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Origin of quandong

  • Wiradhuri (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) guwandhaaŋ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiradhuri guwandhang.

    From Wiktionary