[ kahy-ap-uh l ]
/ ˈkaɪˌæp əl /
a thorny shrub or small tree, Dovyalis caffra, of southern Africa, having round, yellow, juicy-pulped, cranberry-flavored fruit that is edible only when cooked.
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Origin of kei-apple
1855–60; named after Great Kei, river in Cape Province, South Africa
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