Loquat

The loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) is a species of flowering plant in the family Rosaceae, native to south-central China. It is a large evergreen shrub or small tree, grown commercially for its yellow fruit, and also cultivated as an ornamental plant. Eriobotrya japonica was formerly thought to be closely related to the genus Mespilus, and is still ...
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Loquat

• (n.) The fruit of the Japanese medlar (Photinia Japonica). It is as large as a small plum, but grows in clusters, and contains four or five large seeds. Also, the tree itself.
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loquat

(Eriobotrya japonica), subtropical tree of the rose family (Rosaceae), related to the apple and other well-known fruit trees of the temperate zone. ... [1 related articles]
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Loquat

(Eriobotrya) This is an evergreen tree, known as the Loquat, valued for its fruit and decorative foliage and flowers. A native of China and Japan, it will grow at least 20 feet high. Their leaves are 9 to 12 inches long and 3-5 inches wide. They are green on top and grayish or brown underneath. When they are young they are covered with gray fuzz. T...
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loquat

Japanese plum noun yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies
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Loquat

Lo'quat noun [ Chinese name.] (Botany) The fruit of the Japanese medlar ( Photinia Japonica ). It is as large as a small plum, but grows in clusters, and contains four or five large seeds. Also, the tree itself.
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loquat

Evergreen tree native to China and Japan, also known as the Japan medlar. The golden pear-shaped fruit has a delicate sweet-sour taste. (Eriobotrya japonica, family Rosaceae.)
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Loquat

Lokat
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loquat

loquat (lō'kwot) , small ornamental evergreen tree (Eriobotrya japonica) and its fruit. It belongs to the family Rosaceae (rose family) and is probably indigenous to China. It has been grown from antiquity in Japan and N India and is cultivated also in Indochina, the Mediterranean region, ...
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Loquat

The Loquat (Eriobotrya japomca), is a Japanese fruit-tree of the natural order Rosaceae, and closely allied to the medlars. The fruit is about the size of a large gooseberry, of a fine yellow colour. The tree is a beautiful evergreen, whose white flowers have a fragrance like that of hawthorn blossom. It attains a height of from 20 to 30 feet, but ...
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Loquat

This pear-shaped fruit has a juicy, crisp flesh and a sweetly tart flavor. Used as a snack, in salads, and in chicken and duck dishes.
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Loquat

This pear-shaped fruit has a juicy, crisp flesh and a sweetly tart flavor. Used as a snack, in salads, and in chicken and duck dishes.
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loquat

[n] - evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone 2. [n] - yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh
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