Pronunciation: (fā-yō'u, -hō'u), [key]
1. a shrub, Feijoa sellowiana, of the myrtle family, native to South America, bearing edible, greenish, plumlike fruit.
2. the fruit of this shrub. Also called pineapple guava.
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