quandong

NOUN
  1. Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit
  2. the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree
  3. Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed
  4. red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam
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How To Use quandong In A Sentence

  • The cassowary evolved amid the Wet Tropics, thriving on figs, quandongs, and other distinctive fruits.
  • Strong and spicy are the odours of the plants and trees that gather on the edge of and crowd in the jungle, the so-called native ginger, nutmeg, quandong, milkwood, bean-tree, the kirri-cue of the blacks (EUPOMATIA LAURINA), koie-yan (FARADAYA The Confessions of a Beachcomber
  • We saw two or three dozen grass-trees to-day, also some quandong and currajong trees, and camped again in scrubs where there was only a few leguminous bushes for the camels to eat. Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,
  • The Copley bakery cafe serves the best quandong pies you will ever taste.
  • Camel was on the menu, as well as broadbill, kangaroo tail, emu, crocodile, native leaf salad, quandongs and kakadu plums.
  • A few quandongs, or native peach trees, exist amongst these gullies; also a tree that I only know by the name of the corkwood tree. Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,
  • Says Jurgen: ‘Three plants in Central Australia, with an index of seven, are already under pressure because of camels: the quandong, the bean tree and the curly pod wattle.’
  • Colorful quandongs have a wide variety of edible uses.
  • The regent bowerbird is enjoying his morning shower 50 metres up in the top of the quandong, meticulously grooming each gleaming feather. Australian floods: Why were we so surprised?
  • a few currajong-trees of the order of Sterculias, some grass-trees, quandong, or native peach, Fusanus, a kind of sandal-wood, and the red gum or blood-wood-trees; the latter always grows upon ground as high as it can get, and therefore ornaments the tops of the sandhills, while all the first-named trees frequent the lower ground between them. Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,
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