Definition of loquat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈləʊkwɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊkwɑːt//
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a round pale orange fruit that grows on bushes in China, Japan and the Middle East See related entries: Fruit Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Chinese dialect luh kwat ‘rush orange’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: loquat