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Definition of Quince tree

Quince tree
Quince Quince, n. [Prob. a pl. from OE. quyne, coin, OF. coin, cooin, F. coing, from L. Cydonius a quince tree, as adj., Cydonian, Gr. ? Cydonian, ? ? a quince, fr. ? Cydonia, a city in Crete, ? the Cydonians. Cf. Quiddany.] 1. The fruit of a shrub (Cydonia vulgaris) belonging to the same tribe as the apple. It somewhat resembles an apple, but differs in having many seeds in each carpel. It has hard flesh of high flavor, but very acid, and is largely used for marmalade, jelly, and preserves. 2. (Bot.) a quince tree or shrub. Japan quince (Bot.), an Eastern Asiatic shrub (Cydonia, formerly Pyrus, Japonica) and its very fragrant but inedible fruit. The shrub has very showy flowers, usually red, but sometimes pink or white, and is much grown for ornament. Quince curculio (Zo["o]l.), a small gray and yellow curculio (Conotrachelus crat[ae]gi) whose larva lives in quinces. Quince tree (Bot.), the small tree (Cydonia vulgaris) which produces the quince.

Meaning of Quince tree from wikipedia

- The quince (/ˈkwɪns/; Cydonia oblonga) is the sole member of the genus Cydonia in the family Rosaceae (which also contains apples and pears, among other...
- bili or bhel), also Bengal quince, golden apple, ****anese bitter orange, stone apple or wood apple, is a rare species of tree native to the Indian subcontinent...
- The Quince Tree Press is the imprint established in 1966 by J. L. Carr to publish his maps, pocket books and novels. The Press is now run by his son Robert...
- Light (Spanish: El sol del membrillo, lit. "The Sun of the Quince"), also known as The Quince Tree Sun, is a 1992 Spanish narrative/do****entary film directed...
- History of the Quince Tree Press to Mark Its 21st Year and the Sale of Its 500,000th Small Book. Kettering: The Quince Tree Press Quince Tree Press Bibliography...
- Pseudocydonia sinensis or Chinese quince (Chinese: mùguā) is a deciduous or semi-evergreen tree in the family Rosaceae, native to southern and eastern...
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- him to film the first two-thirds of the story. His third movie, The Quince Tree Sun (1992) is a do****entary about painter Antonio López García. The film...
- entirely serious. When the novel was published Carr issued from his Quince Tree Press a small, 16 page companion volume called Gidner's Brief Lives of...
- advance of 50 pounds for the novel. The novel has been reissued by The Quince Tree Press, the company established by Carr to publish his maps and small...