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Definition of Quince

Quince
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 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...
- Quince cheese (also known as quince paste) is a sweet, thick jelly made of the pulp of the quince fruit. It is a common confection in several countries...
- The fiesta de quince años (also fiesta de quinceañera, quince años, quinceañero and quinces) is a celebration of a girl's 15th birthday. It has its cultural...
- William James Quince (born 27 December 1982) is a British Conservative Party politician and former lawyer. He was first elected at the 2015 general election...
- The Quince is the sole member of the genus Cydonia. Quince may also refer to: Chinese Quince, a related plant with the scientific name Pseudocydonia sinensis...
- Chaenomeles speciosa (commonly known as flowering quince, Chinese quince, or ****anese quince; in the context of in traditional Chinese medicine known as...
- (Burmese: ချဉ်စော်ကား) These plants are related to the quince (Cydonia oblonga) and the Chinese quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis), differing in the serrated...
- Pudding is a type of food that can be either a dessert or a savoury (salty or ****y) dish that is part of the main meal. The modern usage of the word pudding...
- Aegle marmelos L., commonly known as bael (or bili or bhel), also Bengal quince, golden apple, ****anese bitter orange, stone apple or wood apple, is a species...
- Quince is a restaurant in the Jackson Square neighborhood in San Francisco, California. Opened in 2003 by chef Michael Tusk and his wife, Lindsay, in Pacific...
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