Feijoa

Feijoa on a dark wood background. toning. selective focus
Synonyms:
Pineapple Guava
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Feijoa (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From the New Latin former genus name Feijoa, which was named after Portuguese botanist João da Silva Feijó by the German botanist Otto Karl Berg.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /feɪˈʒoʊ.ə/, /feɪˈdʒoʊ.ə/, /feɪˈhoʊ.ə/

Noun

feijoa (plural feijoas)

  1. A South American evergreen shrub, Acca sellowiana (syn. Feijoa sellowiana).
  2. The green, ellipsoid fruit of this shrub, having a tart and sweet taste.

Synonyms

  • guavasteen
  • pineapple guava

Translations


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