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geebung

[jee-buhng] /ˈdʒi bʌŋ/
noun
1.
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.
2.
the fruit itself.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Dharuk jí-buŋ
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British Dictionary definitions for geebung

geebung

/ˈdʒiːbʌŋ/
noun
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
Word Origin
from a native Australian language
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