quandong


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quan·dong

also quan·dang  (kwŏn′dŏng′)
n.
1. An Australian shrub or small tree (Santalum acuminatum) that is hemiparasitic on the roots of other plants and bears edible red fruit.
2. An Australian tree (Elaeocarpus angustifolius) having glossy leaves, greenish-white flowers, and shiny bright blue fruit.

[Wiradhuri (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) guwandhaaŋ.]

quandong

(ˈkwɒnˌdɒŋ) or

quandang

;

quantong

(ˈkwɒnˌtɒŋ)
n
1. (Plants) a small Australian santalaceous tree, Eucarya acuminata (or Fusanus acuminatus)
2. (Cookery) the edible fruit or nut of this tree, used in preserves
3. (Plants) an Australian tree, Elaeocarpus grandis: family Elaeocarpaceae
4. (Forestry) the pale easily worked timber of this tree
5. informal Austral a person who takes advantage of other people's generosity
[from a native Australian language]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quandong - Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seedquandong - Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed
native peach, quantong, quandang, quandong - red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam
quandong nut - edible nutlike seed of the quandong fruit
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.quandong - the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree
Brisbane quandong, Elaeocarpus grandis, silver quandong tree, blue fig, quandong tree, quandong - Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
3.quandong - Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit
Elaeocarpus, genus Elaeocarpus - type genus of the family Elaeocarpaceae
silver quandong - pale easily worked timber from the quandong tree
blue fig, quandong - the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
4.quandong - red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Eucarya acuminata, Fusanus acuminatus, quandang, quandong, quandong tree - Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed
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Dishes focus on Australia's outback cuisine and Aboriginal culture, with orders such as kangaroo sirloin (Dh140, served with sweet potato fritter, quandong chili glaze and pak choi), baked barramundi and seared Queensland scallops, with an open fire pit in the restaurant.
The animal food resources, including kangaroo, emu, bush turkey, lizard, goanna and witchetty grub, and plants foods, including native millet, mulga seeds, bush tomato, quandong and native fig, were hunted and gathered (Edwards 1998:40).
The medicinal value of the native quandong, an edible fruit, is also covered in this chapter.
Key ingredients include quandong, also known as desert peach, which is high in vitamin C and essential fatty acids to help improve the complexion and assist with gentle exfoliation; desert lime, which thrives in the semi-arid area of Eastern Australia and is rich in antioxidant vitamin C; and acacia (wattle), a tree native to Australia whose extract exfoliates.
Next I was treated to a facial designed to deep cleanse, smooth and hydrate the skin followed by a Li'Tya paudi scalp massage with Quandong hair mask which helps to ease the body of stress and tension.
Painted quandong, kurrajongs and acacia seeds and 'porcupine' (5) quills were used to make necklaces, earrings and trinkets.
50): Enriched with unique plant extracts, such as Quandong seed oil treats both the scalp and hair helping to improve itchy and flaky conditions and is excellent for treating psoriasis, eczema and dandruff.
So much so, that occasionally in the south of the country in the Pearl River and Quandong areas that there is occasional need to shut down non-essential uses of electricity to allow for manufacturing to continue.