Meaning of LOQUAT in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈlō-ˌkwät ]


Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) làuh-gwāt

Date: 1820

: an Asian evergreen tree ( Eriobotrya japonica ) of the rose family often cultivated for its fruit ; also : its small yellow edible fruit used especially for preserves

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