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quan·dong also quan·dang  audio  (kwndng) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An Australian root-parasitic tree or shrub (Santalum acuminatum) bearing shiny red drupes with edible flesh used for jam or as a dessert.
  2. An Australian tree (Elaeocarpus angustifolius) having dark glossy green leaves, greenish-white flowers, and globular, shiny, bright blue drupes.

ETYMOLOGY:
Wiradhuri (Aboriginal language of southeast Australia) guwandhaa


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