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Definition of Quince
QuinceQuince 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 from wikipedia
- The quince
oblonga) is the sole member
of the genus Cydonia
in the family Rosaceae
(which also contains apples
and pears, among
- William James Quince
(born 27 December
1982) is a British Conservative Party politician
lawyer. He was first elected
at the 2015 general
- Quince cheese
paste) is a sweet, thick jelly
made of the pulp of the quince
fruit. It is a common confection
- A quinceañera (also fiesta
de quinceañera, quince
años and quinces
) is a celebration
of a girl's 15th birthday. It is widely
- flowering quinces Chaenomeles
as ****anese quince Chaenomeles
as Chinese quince Aegle
as Bengal quince
- to Southeast
Asia. These plants
to the quince
(Cydonia oblonga) and the Chinese quince
(Pseudocydonia sinensis), differing
in the serrated...
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in the Jackson Square neighborhood
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in 2003 by chef Michael
Tusk and his wife, Lindsay, in Pacific...
Mil (Spanish: "Fifteen Thousand") is a community
Region, Peru. There
are many stories regarding
how the community received
its name. Quince...
tea is a traditional Korean
tea made with Chinese quince
. Most commonly, mogwa-cha is prepared
with mogwa-cheong (quince
- Pseudocydonia sinensis
or Chinese quince
(Chinese: mùguā) is a deciduous
or semi-evergreen tree in the family
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