One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A subshrub of the northern Andes, Solanum quitoense (family Solanaceae), which is cultivated in Central and South America and elsewhere for its bright orange-yellow fruit, and whose acid-green flesh is used for juice and for preserves.
1920s. From American Spanish naranjilla (feminine), lit. ‘little orange’ from naranja + -illa.
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