loquat definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny evergreen tree (Eriobotrya japonica) native to China and Japan, having fragrant white plants and pear-shaped yellowish fruit with big seeds.
    • The delicious fruit with this plant.
    • The Eriobotrya japonica tree.
    • The fresh fruit of this tree. Its since huge as a tiny plum, but develops in groups, possesses four to five big seeds.
    • The fruit of this Japanese medlar (Photinia Japonica). Its as huge as a tiny plum, but expands in groups, and contains four or five huge seeds. In addition, the tree it self.
    • An evergreen shrub or tree, Photinia (Eryobotrya) Japonica, native in China and Japan, and frequently introduced in warm temperate climates.
    • The good fresh fruit of this tree. Also called biwa, lukwati, pipa, and Japanese medlar.
    • yellowish olive-sized semitropical good fresh fruit with a large free stone and fairly little flesh; utilized for jellies
    • evergreen tree of cozy areas having fuzzy yellow olive-sized good fresh fruit with a sizable free-stone; native to China and Japan

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