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The flesh inside them seems ripe as it is squishy, and it gives off a strange odor. The smell at first reminded me of menthol. It's about the size of a small avocado, or a plum. A coworker of mine left a few on my desk before he left, but he didn't say what they were.

  • $\begingroup$ My cat definitely hates the smell. She reacted more strongly to this than to citrus. $\endgroup$
    – Dumpcats
    Commented Nov 11, 2017 at 2:25
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    $\begingroup$ Were did you find them? On a tree, on the market? Which country? Etc. $\endgroup$
    – RHA
    Commented Nov 11, 2017 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ And please add an approximate size. $\endgroup$
    – RHA
    Commented Nov 11, 2017 at 20:26
  • $\begingroup$ Might be a Kwini. Mangifera odorata $\endgroup$
    – RHA
    Commented Nov 11, 2017 at 20:30
  • $\begingroup$ Please add more information about where this fruit comes from. (I upvoted your answer and downvoted your question) $\endgroup$
    – bli
    Commented Nov 14, 2017 at 14:27

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After doing a bit more research and asking a few friends, I found out that it was a feijoa, or pineapple guava. I think the ones in the picture aren't fully ripe yet, though.



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