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loquat
Eriobotrya japonica

lo·quat

 (lō′kwŏt′, -kwăt′)
n.
1. A small evergreen tree (Eriobotrya japonica) in the rose family, native to China and Japan, having fragrant white flowers and pear-shaped yellow fruit with large seeds.
2. The edible fruit of this plant.

[Cantonese lou4 gwat1 (literally, reed tangerine, perhaps because it grows best in moist rich lowland soil ) : lou4, a species of reed (from Middle Chinese luə̆; also the source of Mandarin ) + gwat1, mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata), tangerine (from Middle Chinese kjyt; also the source of Mandarin ; see kumquat).]

loquat

(ˈləʊkwɒt; -kwət)
n
1. (Plants) an ornamental evergreen rosaceous tree, Eriobotrya japonica, of China and Japan, having reddish woolly branches, white flowers, and small yellow edible plumlike fruits
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree
US and Canadian name: Japan plum
[C19: from Chinese (Cantonese) lō kwat, literally: rush orange]

lo•quat

(ˈloʊ kwɒt, -kwæt)

n.
1. a small evergreen tree, Eriobotrya japonica, native to China and Japan, cultivated as an ornamental and for its yellow, plumlike fruit.
2. the fruit itself.
[1810–20; < dial. Chinese (Guangdong) làuhgwāt, akin to Chinese lújú]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loquat - evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stoneloquat - evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
loquat, Japanese plum - yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies
Eriobotrya, genus Eriobotrya - Asiatic evergreen fruit trees
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.loquat - yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Eriobotrya japonica, Japanese medlar, loquat, loquat tree, Japanese plum - evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
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