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kei-apple

[ kahy-ap-uhl ]
/ ˈkaɪˌæp əl /
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noun
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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