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Natal plum

noun
1.
a southern African bushy shrub, Carissa grandiflora, of the dogbane family, having forked spines, white flowers, and egg-shaped, red berries.
2.
the fruit of this shrub.
Also called amatungula.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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