Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryfeijoa (noun)
the green round or oval juicy fruit of a shrub or small tree () of the myrtle family that is native to South America and is grown commercially especially in New Zealand - Feijoa sellowiana , also the tree or shrub
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Feijoa sellowiana is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. It is native to the highlands of southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina, and Colombia. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental tree and for its fruit. Common names include feijoa (/feɪˈʒoʊ.ə/,/-ˈhoʊ.ə/, or /ˈfiːdʒoʊ.ə/), pineapple guava and guavasteen, although it is not a true guava. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree, 1–7 metres (3.3–23.0 ft) in height.
Acca sellowiana (O.Berg) Burret