Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also pingwing /ˈpɪŋwɪŋ/)
A large prickly plant related to the pineapple, native to tropical America and the Caribbean. Its fruit is edible but contains enzymes that can irritate the throat.
- Bromelia pinguin, family Bromeliaceae
late 17th century: of unknown origin.
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