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quantong

[kwon-tong] /ˈkwɒnˌtɒŋ/
noun
1.
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quandong

/ˈkwɒnˌdɒŋ/
noun
1.
Also called native peach
  1. a small Australian santalaceous tree, Eucarya acuminata (or Fusanus acuminatus)
  2. the edible fruit or nut of this tree, used in preserves
2.
silver quandong
  1. an Australian tree, Elaeocarpus grandis: family Elaeocarpaceae
  2. the pale easily worked timber of this tree
3.
(Austral, informal) a person who takes advantage of other people's generosity
Word Origin
from a native Australian language
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