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Definition of Quince tree
Quince treeQuince 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
Quince curculio (Zo["o]l.), a small gray and yellow
curculio (Conotrachelus crat[ae]gi) whose larva lives in
Quince tree (Bot.), the small tree (Cydonia vulgaris)
which produces the quince.
Meaning of Quince tree from wikipedia
- The quince
oblonga) is the sole member
of the genus Cydonia
in the family Rosaceae
(which also contains apples
and pears, among
- bili or bhel), also Bengal quince
apple, ****anese bitter
orange, stone apple
or wood apple, is a rare species
of tree native
to the Indian
- 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...
(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...
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
- Pseudocydonia sinensis
or Chinese quince
(Chinese: mùguā) is a deciduous
or semi-evergreen tree
in the family
- Pomelo Quince Pomegranate Rambutan Sapodilla
Sugar-apple (sharifa) Sweet chestnut Tamarillo
Ugli fruit Walnut Water Apple Trees
- 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...
serious. When the novel
from his Quince Tree Press
a small, 16 page companion volume called
Gidner's Brief Lives
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...
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