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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In New Zealand, Solanum aviculare, a shrub bearing fruit about the size of a small plum, edible when ripe, but very acrid before maturing. This fruit was commonly used by the early colonists in the neighborhood of Wellington for making jam. See kangaroo-apple.

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  • n. Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit


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