kei-apple

[ kahy-ap-uhl ]
/ ˈkaɪˌæp əl /

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.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of kei-apple

1855–60; named after Great Kei, river in Cape Province, South Africa

Words nearby kei-apple

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020