from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An evergreen shrub (Acca sellowiana syn. Feijoa sellowiana) native to South America and cultivated as an ornamental and for its sweet, tart fruit. Also called pineapple guava.
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- n. A South American evergreen shrub, Feijoa sellowiana, having sweet, tart fruit.
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- n. dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh; used chiefly for jellies and preserves
- n. South American shrub having edible greenish plumlike fruit
New Latin Feijoa, former genus name, after João da Silva Feijó (1760-1824), Brazilian soldier and naturalist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)