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Noun: kumquat  'kúm,kwót
  1. Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-coloured edible fruits with thick sweet-flavoured skin and sour pulp
    - cumquat, kumquat tree
  2. Small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp

Derived forms: kumquats

Type of: citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit, citrus tree

Part of: Fortunella, genus Fortunella

Encyclopedia: Kumquat