Definition of Quandong

1. Noun. Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed.




2. Noun. The fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree.
Exact synonyms: Blue Fig
Group relationships: Blue Fig, Brisbane Quandong, Elaeocarpus Grandis, Quandong Tree, Silver Quandong Tree
Generic synonyms: Fruit

3. Noun. Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit.

4. Noun. Red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam.
Exact synonyms: Native Peach, Quandang, Quantong
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Eucarya Acuminata, Fusanus Acuminatus, Quandang, Quandong Tree

Definition of Quandong

1. n. The edible drupaceous fruit of an Australian tree (Fusanus acuminatus) of the Sandalwood family; -- called also quandang.

Definition of Quandong

1. Noun. The fruit of a sandalwood tree. ¹

2. Noun. The fruit of ''Elaeocarpus angustifolius'', unrelated to sandalwood, called ''blue quandong''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quandong

1. an Australian tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quandong

1. The edible drupaceous fruit of an Australian tree (Fusanus acuminatus) of the Sandalwood family. Synonym: quandang. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quandong

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qualmlessly
qualms
qualmy
qualophile
qualophiles
qualtagh
quamash
quamashes
quamoclit
quandang
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quandaries
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quandies
quandong (current term)
quandong nut
quandong tree
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quango
quangocracies
quangocracy
quangocrat
quangocrats
quangos
quannet
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Literary usage of Quandong

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1. Australia Twice Traversed: The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative by Ernest Giles (1889)
"A bluff hill—quandong trees—The mulga tree—Travel SSE —Mare left behind—Native peaches—Short of water—Large tree— Timbered ridges—Horses suffer from thirst ..."

2. Australia Twice Traversed: The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative by Ernest Giles (1889)
"A bluff hill—quandong trees—The mulga tree—Travel SSE —Mare left behind—Native peaches—Short of water—Large tree— Timbered ridges—Horses suffer from thirst ..."

3. Australian Aborigines: The Languages and Customs of Several Tribes of by James Dawson (1881)
"A club of this kind is kept among the associated tribes for the express purpose of killing criminals, and, as the quandong does not grow in the Western ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"P- 37: quandong, n. (various sp« ings) aboriginal name for—-(i) tree, ... In the Southe Colonies it is often called t Southern quandong, ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"79: " I have forgotten to mention the quandong, a shrub bearing a fruit the ... 9: "Another fruit of fraudulent type growing on the plains is the quandong. ..."

6. Geographic Travels in Central Australia from 1872 to 1874 by Ernest Giles (1875)
"We let them rest for an hour in the shade of some quandong-trees, which grew in great ... While we rested the horses on the lake under the quandong-trees, ..."

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