gee bung


any of various small trees or shrubs of the genus Persoonia, native to Australia and New Zealand, having small white or yellow flowers and fleshy, edible fruit.
the fruit itself.

1820–30; < Dharuk jí-buŋ Unabridged
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geebung (ˈdʒiːbʌŋ)
1.  any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Persoonia of Australia having an edible but tasteless fruit
2.  the fruit of these trees
3.  (in the 19th century) an uncultivated Australian from the country districts
[from a native Australian language]

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